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BABBAGE, CHARLES - The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise. A Fragment

1837, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, John Murray, 1837. 8vo, [iv], xxii, 23-244p. Complete with half-title & final 4p of corrections. Old half-calf, marbled boards & gilt title label, slightly rubbed & upper hinge beginning to crack, else a Very Good nice clean copy of this seminal work. Frequent references to his 'Calculating Engine' in a work which 'vindicated the serviceableness of mathematics to religion' (DNB). Knight p 147 'of importance for its discussion of induction, laws of nature, and free will in terms of the programming of a computer'.
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