A Pop-Up Guide to the Personal Computer

Say what you will, but Goodwill can be a treasure trove of weird and wonderful stuff. Jonathan Ryan went to one a few days ago and found this gem: a pop-up book titled "Inside the Personal Computer" published in 1984.

The book describes - in delightful pop-up glory - everything from read/write heads to the inner workings of a CRT.


From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by JonathanRyan.

Update 5/2/09 by Alex: Here's a YouTube clip of the book in action.

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I work in the Special Collections and Rare Book Room of Western Michigan University's library and we have this book in our Historical Children's book collection (comprised of mainly popups.) People LOVE it!
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Oh goodness! I picked up the very same book from a garage sale for a couple of bucks some years ago. Still have it on my shelf ready for a bit of nostalgia.
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