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The mathematical principles of natural philosophy, [Frontispiece and title page]

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Title
The mathematical principles of natural philosophy, [Frontispiece and title page]
Names
Motte, Andrew (d. 1734) (Translator)
Newton, Isaac, Sir (1642-1727) (Author)
Collection

The mathematical principles of natural philosophy

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1729
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for Benjamin Motte
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC 1729 87-91
Topics
Celestial mechanics
Genres
Frontispieces
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.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11125113
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4211abc0-c604-012f-1fa7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1729: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The mathematical principles of natural philosophy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1729. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8bd2ccc8-0c61-a8aa-e040-e00a18061fbd

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The mathematical principles of natural philosophy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2020. http://digital.gallery.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 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8bd2ccc8-0c61-a8aa-e040-e00a18061fbd

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The mathematical principles of natural philosophy