Newton, Isaac | Newton, Isaac. The third edition of Newton's Principia, the last published in his lifetime
Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica... Editio tertia aucta & emendata [edited by Henry Pemberton]. London: William & John Innys, 1726
4to (242 x 182 mm). Title printed in red and black, imprimatur leaf, half-title, ode, dedication, woodcut diagrams in text with engraved diagram on p.506, and final leaf of publisher's advertisements; light spotting (predominantly to preliminary leaves), lacking portrait, repairs to upper margin of title not affecting text. Contemporary speckled calf; rebacked, slightly rubbed and scuffed.
Third edition, of "the greatest work in the history of science" (PMM), the last published during Newton's lifetime, and the basis for all subsequent editions.
Percy Henriques Evans (bookplate and signature)
PMM 61; Babson 13; Wallis 9
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