Lot 413: [Turing Alan]



2016-02-24 17:01:24

Lot 413: [Turing Alan]: (1912-1954) British Mathematician And Computer Scientist Who Worked At Bletchley Park During World War Ii Where He Was Instrumental In Cracking Intercepted Coded Messages From The Enigma Machine, Therefore Enabling The Allies To Defeat The Nazis In Many Crucial Engagements. Turing Ethel Sara (1881-1976) Mother Of Alan Turing Who Wrote A Biography Of Her Son In 1959. A Hardback Edition Of History Of Western Philosophy And Its Connection With Political And Social Circumstances From The Earliest Times To The Present Day By Bertrand Russell, Published By George Allen And Unwin Ltd., London, 1948 (Third Impression). Presentation Copy Annotated In Pencil By Sara Turing To The Front Free Endpaper, 'Dr. Greenbaum, In Memory Of Alan'. Bound In Publisher'S Beige Cloth And Accompanied By The Dust Jacket (Large Tears And Areas Of Paper Loss). An Interesting Association Copy. Some Minor Foxing To The Front Free Endpaper And Light Overall Age Wear, G Provenance: The Present Book Was Removed By Turing'S Mother From His Personal Library Shortly After His Death And Presented To Dr. Franz Greenbaum, Turing'S Jungian Analyst Since 1952, In Memory Of Her Son. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £200 - 300
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