The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

GN 741.5 PAD

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The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage : with interesting & curious anecdotes of celebrated and distinguished characters fully illustrating a variety of instructive and amusing scenes; as performed within and without the remarkable difference engine

Padua, Sydney.

New York : Pantheon Books, [2015]

315 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm.

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Presents an alternate history in which Charles Babbage and Ada, Countess of Lovelace, build the "Difference Engine" and use it to explore the wilder realms of mathematics and fight crime for the sake of both London and science.

Reading Level: 741.5

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ISBN:

9780307908278 : $24.61

LC Call No:

PN6737.P34 T48 2015

Dewey Class No:

741.5/942 23

Author:

Padua, Sydney.

Title:

The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage : with interesting & curious anecdotes of celebrated and distinguished characters fully illustrating a variety of instructive and amusing scenes; as performed within and without the remarkable difference engine / Sydney Padua.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

315 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm.

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier

Notes:

"The (mostly) true story of the first computer"--Book jacket.

Summary:

Presents an alternate history in which Charles Babbage and Ada, Countess of Lovelace, build the "Difference Engine" and use it to explore the wilder realms of mathematics and fight crime for the sake of both London and science.

Target Audience:

7 Perma-Bound Books.

Subject:

Lovelace, Ada King,--Countess of,--1815-1852--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction.

Subject:

Babbage, Charles,--1791-1871--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction.

Subject:

Lovelace, Ada King,--Countess of,--1815-1852--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction.

Subject:

Babbage, Charles,--1791-1871--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction.

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