London: John Murray, 1837.
Signed by Babbage "To Mrs. Davenport with the author's regards" on half title in ink; Edward Davies Davenport's bookplate on front endpaper. First edition. 240 (1, ads) pp. Publisher's black pebbled cloth with paper label on spine, light yellow endpapers. About Very Good with backstrip coming away from front board in a few places, front hinge cracked but holding, cloth chipped at head and worn along edges. Paper label chipped and darkened. An uncommon signed book on religion by the British mathematician, engineer, and philosopher who invented the first mechanical computer. Item #180424002