“A PIONEER WORK… WELL AHEAD OF ITS TIME”
JEVONS, William Stanley. Principles of Science. London, 1874. Two volumes.
First edition of Jevons’ seminal treatise on logic and the scientific method, with engraved illustration and detailed description of his “logical piano”—“the first logic machine with enough power to solve complicated problems with superhuman speed” (Hook & Norman). $2100.