IBM NY 1961; 6x9, stapled softcovers, orange cardstock covers with black & orange titles.
Condition: Approximately 334 pages in 12 stapled booklets. all Very Good or better, clean, sound & tight bindings & pages, slight corner curls to some & edgewear at spine ends to some.
Categories: 1960's computers and computing, Biography and Company Histories, Computer Science, Computers and Society, Databooks, Handbooks, Manuals, IBM, Ephemera, Odd Stuff and Miscellaneous, General Histories and References, Human-Computer Interaction, Programming and Programming Languages, Assembly and Machine Language, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, Miscellaneous, Word Processing, Data Processing
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Item DescriptionBooklets illustrated with diagrams, flowcharts, some photographs of old equipment. Individual titles include -- The Nature of Data Processing; Introduction to Computing Equipment; Coding Fundamentals; Symbolic Programming; Branching; Address Modification and Loops; Miscellaneous Operations; Magnetic Tape Operations; Random Access File Storage; Planning and Installing a Computer Application; Additional Programming Methods; Contents, Reference Data and Index
Each lesson goes into some detail, last section contains answers to selected exercises, a glossary of terms, a bibliography, cumulative index for the whole set of 12. Particularly of interest is the IBM 1401 Instructions with symbolic programming system mnemonics; autocoder operation codes, card and computer character codes, instruction timing data, machine configuration assumed in text, etc..