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Computing Books published by British Computer Society

The following is a list of Computing Books published by British Computer Society in the Centre for Computing History collection. It is not an exhaustive list of and other books may have been published. If you have a book that you would like to donate to our collection, please view our donations page.

There are 2 Computing Books published by British Computer Society in our collection :
Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher
A History of Manchester Computers Date: 1998 A History of Manchester Computers

As part of the 50th anniversary of computing celebrations in Manchester in 1998, Simon Lavington and the British Computer Society have produced a book describing the history of Manchester University's five prototype computers built over the period 1946 to 1975.

Anybody who missed the celebrations or would like to know more about Manchester's innovations is recommended to obtain a copy of this book. Its 56 pages provide a detailed description of the five prototype computers, place them in the context of contemporary computer developments elsewhere, and are copiously illustrated with photographs, charts and program listings.

"A History of Manchester Computers" by Simon Lavington is published by the British Computer Society at 1 Sanford Street, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 1HJ, and has ISBN number 0-902505-01-8. The price is £6.00 to BCS and CCS members, £8.00 to non-members. Contact Ian Jones, BCS Publications Manager, on 01793 417417 for further details.
Our copy was signed by and donated by Simon Lavington

Publisher: British Computer Society
Author: Simon Lavington
Platform: Manchester

Character Recognition Date: 1967 Character Recognition

Handbook produced by the British Computer Society.
2 inserts:
Card to order more copies or attend symposium
Paper asking members to pay 10 shillings for their copy

Publisher: British Computer Society
Author: British Computer Society
Platform: None

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