International Business Machines Corporation, IBM, NY 1953; 103 pages, double-column text, diagrams and illustrations and tables throughout, foldout photograph, appendices.
Condition: Good to very good overall, spiral-bound, glossy printed covers, front cover curling upward at edge, small edgetears, chipping and peeling to laminate of covers; small lower rear cover tear with associated small tears at bottom margins of last 8 pages or so not affecting any text. Binding is sound and secure, pages are clean and unmarked.
Categories: 1950's computers and computing, Biography and Company Histories, Computers and Society, Databooks, Handbooks, Manuals, IBM, Hardware, Highspots in the History of Computing, Programming and Programming Languages, Assembly and Machine Language, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Word Processing, Data Processing
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Item DescriptionErrata sheet laid in. This manual describesthe operation of an installation of IBM Electronic Data Processing Machines consisting of the following units -- Type 701 Electronic Analytical Control Unit; Type 706 Electrostatic Storage Units; Type 711 Punched Card Reader; Type 716 Alphabetical Printer; Type 721 Punched Card Recorder; Type 726 Magnetic Tape Readers and Recorders; Type 731 Magnetic Drum Reader and Recorder.
Sections include, Description of Characteristics - Storage; Address System; Computing; Control; Operations; Input-output Components; Timing; Control Panel Wiring; Manual Control of Components; summary; Programming and Examples -- Programming; Examples; Appendices.