Must have books for Vintage Computing
mcesari at comcast.net
Tue Mar 8 22:26:03 CST 2005
On Mar 8, 2005, at 8:15 PM, Wai-Sun Chia wrote:
> I'm building my personal library for vintage computing. I need to
> probe the collective wisdom of the list in what books must a "wannabe"
> collector (like me) should have on his/her bookshelf.
> Although I collect primarily DEC stuff, I don't want my knowledge to
> be just restricted to what DEC had to offer.
> p.s. Don Lancaster's books are the first on my list. :-)
"The Art of Digital Design", Prosser & Winkel (isbn 0-13-046780-4)
Out of print, but you can often find copies on amazon and abebooks.com
It leads you to two different PDP-8 designs - one purely combinatorial
the other microprogrammed (2901-based).
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