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Isaac Newton


This is the title page of the 1779 edition of the works of Isaac Newton known at that time.  Note that this is a much shorter book than the recent eight volume collection of Newton's mathematical papers, edited by Derek Whiteside. 

From the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University.

Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.



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"Isaac Newton," Convergence (November 2008)