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(without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt:
... Bibliography of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton: together with a
List of Books illustrating his Life and Works. By G. J. Gray.
Cambridge, 1888. 8vo. pp. 40. 5 The first edition of this work,
which is now reprinted: 120 copies printed for Subscribers. II.
PR1NCIPIA. Philosophise - Naturalis - Principia - Mathematica.
jAutore Is. Newton, Trin. Coll. Cantab. Soc. Mathefeos - Profeffore
Lucafiano, & Socie tatis Regalis Sodali. - Imprimatur. - S.
Pepys, Reg. Soc. Prases. - Julii 5. 1686. - Londini, - Juffu
Societatis Regies ac Typis Jofephi Streater. Proftat apud - plures
Bibliopolas. Anno MDCLXXXVII. - 4to. 6 Collation: Title, Dedication
to the Royal Society, Prsefatio ad Lectorem > (signed Is.
Newton), Halley's verses: 'In viri praestantissimi D. Isaaci
Newtoni opus hocce mathematico-physicum Saculi Gentisque nostrae
Decus egregium' (signed Edm. Halley), v4 1l. ]pp. 1]-- 383], 400]--
510], + 1 l. blank, + Errata, 1 l. Sigs. A--Zz, w%, Aaa-- Ooo', i
1f. (errata). The leaf of Errata is sometimes bound-after Halley's
verses. 1 folding plate at p. 496 or'after Halley's verses. The
guards to pp. 105--6 and in--i2 are left in some copies. This is
explained in Halley's letter to Newton, 14 March, l68f, - if they
the mistakes] be very material, the sheet shall be done over again,
as I was forced to do the sheet D, and half the sheet P must be
done, for the figure is turned upside down by ye negligence of the
printer in p. 112.' It is also worth noting that the catchword at
the bottom of p. 1i2 is 'tivi, ' but 'tive' commences the next
page. -- Reissued afterwards with a new title-page, containing a
different imprint: Londini, - Juffu Societatis Regiae ac Typis
Jofephi Streater. Proliant Vena--les apud Sam. Smith ad infignia
Principis Wallice in Coemiterio - D. Pauli, a...
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