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Pelican Books is a non-fiction imprint of Penguin Books. Founded in 1937, Pelican Books combined important topics with clear prose to create inexpensive paperbacks for a broad audience.
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Electronic Computers - Electronic Computers. S. H. Hollingdale and G. C. Tootill, 336 pages, 30 figs. paper, 7 4·5 i. Penguin Books, 1965, 7s. 6d. J. B. Parker. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 18 January 2010. Export citation Request permission.
This is a superb book inside, with a nice selection of shots of retro-futuristic Joe-90 type memory banks, program tape units, card sorters, input consoles and giant rotating Terry's Chocolate Oranges. However, the binding is too fresh & tight to scan them without smashing the spine wide open, which I've no intention of doing.
Electronic computers. Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Penguin. Book, Online - Google Books. Hollingdale, S. (Stuart Havelock). Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-325) and index. and Tootill, G. Electronic computers, by S. Tootill Penguin Harmondsworth, Middlesex 1965. Australian/Harvard Citation. Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Penguin, 1965 335 . 8 p. of plates : il. plans ; 18 cm. Series. Tootill, G. (Geoffrey Colin). by Stuart Hollingdale. Shelves: pelicans, nonfiction
Electronic Computers. Shelves: pelicans, nonfiction. For me this was relentlessly technical in the middle, and for those sections may as well have been written in chinese, but what small amount I did understand elsewhere was very courteously explained and generously diagrammed - fitting the remit of the pelican series. For the layman, the introductory chapters about the history of counting technology (eventually machines proper) will be good food for thought alone.
H. Tootil, Electronic Computers ( Pelican, London, 1970 ) p. 5. oogle Scholar. 2. Rosen, Computg Surv. 1 (1969) p. rossRefGoogle Scholar. 3. CODASYL DBTG Report, April 1971. In: Fundamentals of Data Base Systems. Macmillan Computer Science Series. Tootill. Penguin Books, Baltimore, 1965.