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Irascible genius

M. Moseley

Irascible genius

a life of Charles Babbage, inventor

by M. Moseley

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Published by Hutchinson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Babbage, Charles, -- 1791-1871.

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    Statementby M. Moseley.
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    Open LibraryOL19697193M

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