11-18-2007 11-18-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2386 Boston
November 18, 2007 11:00 AMCalender
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Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727)

$3,408$2,900
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2386 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727), The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, London: Printed for Benjamin Motte, 1729, first edition in English, volume I only (of two), contemporary calf, translated by Andrew Motte, with twenty-five folding plates, 8vo, (front cover detached, rubbed and bumped, some spotting to plates and toning). Babson 20; Gray 23; Norman 2:1587.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Isaac, London, Andrew Motte, Benjamin Motte