11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727), The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. Translated into English by Andrew Motte. To which ...

 
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. Translated into English by Andrew Motte. To which are added, The Laws of the Moon's Motion, according to Gravity. London: Motte, 1729.
First English edition, octavo, in two volumes, with two folding tables and forty-seven folding plates, lacking both frontispieces, waterstained throughout, bindings defective, with large sections of leather missing, front board of volume one detached, a good candidate for restoration.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Keywords

Isaac, Andrew Motte, John Machin, Benjamin Motte, London