A catalogue of the Portsmouth collection of books and papers written by or belonging to Sir Isaac Newton :
the scientific portion of which has been presented by the Earl of Portsmouth to the University of Cambridge /
Drawn up by the syndicate appointed the 6th November, 1872.
|Main Creator:||Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.|
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Cambridge : University Press, 1888.
The catalogue "divides itself (excluding the correspondence) into the heads of mathematics, chemistry and alchemy, chronology, history and theology. Many of the mathematical papers contain Newton's preparations for the Principia".
Preface signed: H. R. Luard, G. G. Stokes, J. C. Adams, and G. D. Liveing. Appendix to the preface contains a few extracts from Newton's papers.
Physical description: xxx, 56 p. : ill ; 23 cm. (8vo)
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