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Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1135
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

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Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. Cambridge: [printed by Cornelius Crownfield at the University Press], 1713. Second edition, one of 750 copies printed, published after the first edition (two variants) of 1687, with folding engraving; gift inscription of a Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury on ffep, which could either be Thomas Herring (1693-1757) or Thomas Secker (1693-1768), ownership stamp of C. Turner, Christ Church, Oxford below; in contemporary blind-ruled boards (neatly rebacked and recornered), some spotting to endleaves, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.

[pi]4, b-c4, d2, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Qqq4, Rrr2.
http://estc.bl.uk/T93210
Ex libris Dr. Adrian Pollock
Estimate $7,000-9,000


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Adrian Pollock, Thomas Herring, Thomas Secker, Cornelius Crownfield, Isaac, Cambridge, Canterbury, Oxford, Copernican Revolution, Creative works, England, Natural philosophy, PhilosophiƦ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, Philosophy of science, Principia, Science

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