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The mathematical principles of natural philosophy [title page and frontispiece]

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Names
Motte, Andrew (d. 1734) (Translator)
Newton, Isaac, Sir (1642-1727) (Author)
Collection

mathematical principles of natural philosophy.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1729
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for Benjamin Motte
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC 1729 87-91
Topics
Celestial mechanics
Notes
Content : Binding, contemporary, of reversed calf, stamped in white.

Content : Frontispieces (v. 1-2) and 3 headpieces designed and engraved by the translator.

Content : Includes index.

Content : NYPL copy has the Machin work (71, [1] p.) bound at end ofv. 1 (with pertinent figs. 1-3 at end of v. 2).

Content : Provenance: Thomas Percival, Esquire (autograph; bookplate); from the library of Tom Dillon.

Content : Signatures: v. 1: pi1 A² ²A⁸ a⁸ B-X⁸; v.2: [A1] B-2C⁸ 2D²(2D2+1) a⁴, ²A-²D⁸ ²E⁴.

Content : Translation of: Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.

Content : Vol. 1: [38], 320 p., [1], XXV leaves of plates; v. 2: [2],393, [13], viii, 71, [1] p., [3], XIX, 3 leaves of plates (4 folded).

Content: Vol. 2 has title and statement of responsibility: The mathematical principles of natural philosophy / by Sir Isaac Newton ; translated into English.
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NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11125113
UUID: 4211abc0-c604-012f-1fa7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1729: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The mathematical principles of natural philosophy [title page and frontispiece]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1729. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bd2ccc8-0c61-a8aa-e040-e00a18061fbd

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The mathematical principles of natural philosophy [title page and frontispiece]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bd2ccc8-0c61-a8aa-e040-e00a18061fbd

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1729). The mathematical principles of natural philosophy [title page and frontispiece] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bd2ccc8-0c61-a8aa-e040-e00a18061fbd

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The mathematical principles of natural philosophy [title page and frontispiece]