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The mathematical principles of natural philosophy

Author: Isaac Newton; Andrew Motte; John Machin; Benjamin Motte
Publisher: London : Printed for Benjamin Motte, MDCCXXIX [1729].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Engravings
Woodcuts
Integral errata lists (Printing)
Type ornaments (Printing)
Autographs (Provenance)
Annotations (Provenance)
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Newton; Andrew Motte; John Machin; Benjamin Motte
OCLC Number: 2850096
Notes: First English translation, based on the 1726 Latin edition.
Volume 1: 38 unnumbered pages, 320 pages, 71 pages, 1 unnumbered page, XXV folded leaves of engraved plates; volume 2: 2 unnumbered pages, 393 pages, 13 unnumbered pages, viii pages, XIX folded leaves of engraved plates, 3 folded leaves of engraved plates, 2 folded leaves of letterpress printed plates.
Signatures: v.1. pi1 [superscript pi]A², A⁸ a⁸ B-X⁸, ²A-D⁸ E⁴ -- v.2. [A]1 [=2D8?] B-2C⁸ 2D⁸( -2D8).
In some copies Machin's Laws of the moon's motion according to gravity is bound in the first volume, in some cases it is bound in the second volume, and in some cases it is bound in both volumes.
Error in signing: Leaf ²B4 mis-signed B in v. 1.
Volume 2 includes index.
Wood-cut head- and tail-pieces, initials, factotums.
Engraved frontispieces in both volumes, and engraved headpieces, all by Andrew Motte.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 20 cm (8vo)
Other Titles: Principia.
Responsibility: by Sir Isaac Newton ; translated into English by Andrew Motte ; to which are added, The laws of the moon's motion according to gravity, by John Machin, Astron. Prof. Gresh, and Secr. R. Soc.

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