Cybernetics, or Control and Communication in The Animal and The Machine, Norbert Wiener
First American edition, second printing of Wiener's groundbreaking work which laid the theoretical foundations for information theory and featured the first public usage of the term "cybernetics."
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1948. Original red cloth stamped in black and white. A near fine copy in a very good, unclipped dust jacket. Binding is tight and sturdy, owner's name to flyleaf with a touch of foxing else clean. Jacket shows some shelfwear with chipping at the extremities, a couple closed tears and some loss along the top of spine, protected in archival mylar.