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Newton (Isaac) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, third edition, half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece by George Vertue after I. Vanderbank, lacking imprimatur and advertisement leaf, library buckram, sunned, [Babson 13; Wallis 9], 4to, Apud Guil. & Joh. Innys, Regiae Societatis typographos, 1726.

⁂ The third edition and last published during the author's lifetime. It is the basis of all subsequent editions and contains a new preface by Newton and a substantial number of alterations, "the most important being the scholium on fluxions, in which Leibnitz is mentioned by name." (Babson)

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Newton (Isaac) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
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London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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