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BABBAGE, Charles (1791-1871). Mathematician and computer pioneer.
Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs Horner, 1 page 8vo with address-leaf, Dorset Street, 2 July '1840' (the year in another hand). Accepting an invitation in contradiction to his new-found principles.

'... I had resolved to be very industrious and dine out no more but the tempter must bear the blame of the broken resolution.'

£750 [No: 25931]
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