London, Chapman & Hall, 1952. 8vo. Original full cloth in dustjacket with few minor tears - very good. Owners name on front free end paper - else fine. IX,259,(1) pp. Text diagrams.
First edition. Ashby pioneered the concept of homeostatic machines which is of fundamental importance in the field of artificial inteligence. Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, No. 435.