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Symbols, signals, and noise: The nature and process of communication. By J. R. Pierce

by Wright, Ernest Vincent, 1872-1939. Gadsby, 1939.) Pierce, John Robinson, 1910-2002

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961   ¶ "FIRST EDITION" of this influential survey; including remarks on Burmann, Wright, and the Spanish lipogrammatists, with a paragraph from Gadsby (1939) on page 48. The latter, we note, was already such a rare book that Pierce was obliged to quote from it at second hand, never having seen a copy himself. (We also note that Pierce's secondhand quotation is more accurate than the second edition of Gadsby 2004, which -- for example -- 'corrects' Wright's spelling "carolling" in chapter 1.)  (Series: Harper modern science series; edited by James R. Newman.)   ||| Collation: In 16s (209 x 140 mm): 160 leaves, paginated [i-vi] vii-xi [xii], 1-305 [306-308].  Illustration: Diagrams, tables.  Binding: Publisher's red cloth lettered in gilt, publisher's device in blind, plain wove endpapers, yellow-and-red headbands, all edges trimmed and plain. Pictorial dust-jacket, priced $6.50.  Condition: Very good, dust-jacket slightly worn.   ||| For further details please contact Jay Dillon  Rare Books + Manuscripts, as below.  Pour plus de détails, veuillez contacter Jay Dillon  Rare Books + Manuscripts, comme ci-dessous. .


  • Bookseller: Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000562
  • Title: Symbols, signals, and noise: The nature and process of communication. By J. R. Pierce
  • Author: Wright, Ernest Vincent, 1872-1939. Gadsby, 1939.) Pierce, John Robinson, 1910-2002
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1961
  • Keywords: Wright Ernest Vincent 1872 1939 Pierce John Robinson 1910 2002 Symbols signals and noise The nature and process of communication By J R JR Pierce New York NY Harper & Brothers 1961   first 1st edition edn ed    Gadsby A story of ov
  • Bookseller catalogs: ABE current; ¶ current; History of Science; American Literature;


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