No work of science has drawn more attention from philosophers than Newton's Principia. By the 1790s Newton's theory of gravity had become established among those engaged in research in orbital mechanics and physical geodesy, leading to the Principia becoming the exemplar of science at its most successful
This second (first 1713) printing of the second edition is a first Amsterdam tedition contained for the first time Newton's additions to the theory of the motion of the moon and planets, and many other additions and corrections.
With folding engraved plate of cometary orbit facing p. 465, numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. Title printed in red and black with an engraved device.
, 484,  pp. See for further description photo with text.
Condition: Good. Titlepage partially loosening at inner hinge. Throughout light browning,
otherwise a very nice copy. See for further description of condition photo with text.
- Aantal boeken
- Wetenschap (algemeen)
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Isaac Newton
- Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica ... edition ultima auctior et emendatior.
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Eerste druk in dit formaat
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Sumptibus Societatis
- Harde kaft
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 25×20,5 cm