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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton.
Edinburgh Constable 1855 - Two volumes. xxii, 478; xi, 564pp., 2 frontispieces. First edition. Very good copies in full panelled calf by Alex. Banks Jnr. Brewster had published the first authoritative biography of Newton in 1831. After seeing the papers in the Portsmouth Collection he published these memoirs which contain a great amount of new material, much of it in the 46 appendices added to the book. For example the letters between Halley and Newton on the publication of the Principia are first published here. --- Regular catalogues are available in the History of Science & Medicine. Please email to receive these. --- [Attributes: First Edition]
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