Lot #7032
Bill Atkinson Signed 'The Complete HyperCard Handbook'

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Estimate: $200+


American computer engineer and photographer (born 1951) who worked at Apple Computer from 1978 to 1990. He was the principal designer and developer of the graphical user interface (GUI) of the Apple Lisa, one of the first thirty members of the original Apple Macintosh development team, and was the creator of the ground-breaking MacPaint application. Atkinson also conceived, designed and implemented HyperCard, the first popular hypermedia system, which placed the power of computer programming and database design into the hands of non-programmers. Signed book: The Complete HyperCard Handbook. NY: Bantam Books, 1987. Softcover, 7 x 9.25, 720 pages. Signed on the first free end page in black ballpoint, "Best wishes, Bill Atkinson." In very good to fine condition, with creasing to the spine and to the partially detached cover from heavy use. The consignor notes he obtained the signature in person as a leader of the Hypermedia Group at the Boston Computer Society in 1988.

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  • Auction Title: Apple and Steve Jobs
  • Dates: #615 - Ended August 19, 2021

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