Lot 87 of 176:
Isaac Newton's Principia in English, 1803  

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Title:
The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy... Translated into English by Andrew Motte. To which are added, Newton's System of the World; A short comment on, and defence of, the Principia, by William Emerson. With The laws of the moon's motion according to gravity. By John Machin ...

Author:
Newton, Isaac

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for H.D. Symonds

Date:
1803

Description:
3 volumes. lx, 211, [4]; [2], 321, [10]; vi, 231, + [1] ad pp. With 56 folding copper-engraved plates; copper-engraved frontispiece portrait; folding table. (8vo) 8¼x5, recent cloth, earlier leather spine labels retained, later endpapers. Significant edition of Newton's Principia in English. At the end of Vol. III is bound "An Illustration of Sir Isaac Newton's Method of Reasoning, by Prime and Ultimate Ratios; Comprehending the First Section of His Principia..." by the Rev. T. Newton. xiii, [1], 60 pp. Leeds: Printed by Edward Baines, 1805.

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Condition:
Occasional ink marginalia or interlinear notations, else very good.


 
Item number:
182973
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