Antique Office Machines: 600 Years of Calculating Devices (Schiffer Book for Collectors with Price Guide)

Russo, Thomas A.

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Explore 600 years of caculating devices, from the abacus to the desk top computer, with valuable information for historians and collectors alike. With 500 color photographs, accurate captions, and a guide to current values, this will be an essential guide to collecting office machines. Num Pages: 224 pages, 500 color photos. BIC Classification: WC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 288 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1472. . 2007. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Humanity's hunt for calculating devices probably started with the use of small pebbles to keep track of numbers. The counting inventions progressed through the abacus, early mechanical calculators, and other ingenious devices culminating in today's computers. In this new book, Thomas Russo chronicles 600 years of caculating devices, providing valuable information for historians and collectors alike. Stretching from ancient times to the earliest computers, this book provides an insight into breadth and depth of human creativity and drive. With 500 color photographs, descriptive captions, and a guide to current values, this is an essential guide in a field that is finding ever more enthusiasts.

About the Author: Thomas A. Russo has been in the business equipment and systems industry for over 45 years and an on-going collector of business machines and related technologies. He lives in Pennsylvania.

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