NEWTON (ISAAC) 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. By John Machin, 2 vol.
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NEWTON (ISAAC) 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. By John Machin, 2 vol.
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NEWTON (ISAAC)
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. By John Machin, 2 vol., first edition in English, translated by Andrew Motte, engraved frontispieces by Motte, 47 folding engraved plates, 2 folding letterpress tables, engraved head-pieces, very minor trace of worming to foremargin of several leaves in volume 2, contemporary panelled calf, rubbed, lacking one spine label [Babson 20; Wallis 23], 8vo, Benjamin Motte, 1729

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  • First edition of the Principia in English. See illustration at page 25.
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