Lot #5067
Adam Osborne Document Signed

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Estimate: $200+


Pioneering computer book publisher, software developer, and computer designer (1939-2003) who introduced the Osborne 1, the first commercially successful portable computer, in 1981. DS, one page, 8.5 x 11, December 2, 1987. Osborne consents to the release of his lecture, 'Adam Osborne Predicts…,' given before the Boston Computer Society on September 3, 1987, as part of Charles Mann's "educational series of audiotapes relating to computers entitled 'The Powersharing Series.'" Signed at the conclusion in blue ballpoint by Osborne, printing his name and writing the date below. Countersigned in ink by Mann. In fine condition. Accompanied by the original Paperback Software mailing envelope.

The resource guide to The Powersharing Series offers a vignette about the speaker and his talk: 'After some remarks about legal profession (but not the suit), presents insightful observations on the major trends he sees shaping the industry.'

From the Charles Mann Powersharing Collection.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Apple, Jobs, and Computer Hardware
  • Dates: #644 - Ended August 18, 2022

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