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**Item Description: **Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Now regarded as the bane of many college students' existence, calculus was one of the most important mathematical innovations of the seventeenth century. But a dispute over its discovery sewed the seeds of discontent between two of the greatest scientific giants of all time -- Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Today Newton and Leibniz are generally considered the twin independent inventors of calculus, and they are both credited with giving mathematics its greatest push forward since the time of the Greeks. Had they known each other under different circumstances, they might have been friends. But in their own lifetimes, the joint glory of calculus was not enough for either and each declared war against the other, openly and in secret. This long and bitter dispute has been swept under the carpet by historians -- perhaps because it reveals Newton and Leibniz in their worst light -- but The Calculus Wars tells the full story in narrative form for the first time. This vibrant and gripping scientific potboiler ultimately exposes how these twin mathematical giants were brilliant, proud, at times mad and, in the end, completely human. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_1560257067

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**Item Description: **Createspace, United States, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: Latvian . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP (25 December 1642 - 20 March 1726) was an English physicist and mathematician (described in his own day as a natural philosopher ) who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica ( Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy ), first published in 1687, laid the foundations for classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics and shares credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the invention of calculus. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781502461681

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**Item Description: **Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 224 x 150 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, and alchemist. His treatise Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, described universal gravitation and the three laws of motion, laying the groundwork for classical mechanics, which dominated the scientific view of the physical universe for the next three centuries. In mechanics, he enunciated the principles of conservation of momentum and angular momentum. In optics, he invented the reflecting telescope and developed a theory of colour based on the observation that a prism decomposes white light into a visible spectrum. He also formulated an empirical law of cooling and studied the speed of sound. In mathematics, he shares the credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the development of the calculus. He also demonstrated the generalized binomial theorem, developed the so-called Newton s method for approximating the zeroes of a function, and contributed to the study of power series. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781406550337

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**Item Description: **Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP (25 December 1642 - 20 March 1727) was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica( Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy ), first published in 1687, laid the foundations for most of classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics and shares credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the invention of the infinitesimal calculus. Newton s Principia formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation that dominated scientists view of the physical universe for the next three centuries. It also demonstrated that the motion of objects on the Earth and that of celestial bodies could be described by the same principles. By deriving Kepler s laws of planetary motion from his mathematical description of gravity, Newton removed the last doubts about the validity of the heliocentric model of the cosmos. -Wikipedi. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781490310930

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**Item Description: **ReInk Books, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1914 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper.(Original publisher, Chicago, London, The Open court publishing company) 228 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 451195663

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**Item Description: **Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP (25 December 1642 - 20 March 1727) was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica( Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy ), first published in 1687, laid the foundations for most of classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics and shares credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the invention of the infinitesimal calculus. Newton s Principia formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation that dominated scientists view of the physical universe for the next three centuries. It also demonstrated that the motion of objects on the Earth and that of celestial bodies could be described by the same principles. By deriving Kepler s laws of planetary motion from his mathematical description of gravity, Newton removed the last doubts about the validity of the heliocentric model of the cosmos. -Wikipedi. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781490310916

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**Item Description: **Dodo Press, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 224 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Including A Short Chronicle from the first Memory of Things in Europe, to the Conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great and The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms amended. Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, and alchemist. His treatise Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, described universal gravitation and the three laws of motion, laying the groundwork for classical mechanics, which dominated the scientific view of the physical universe for the next three centuries. In mechanics, he enunciated the principles of conservation of momentum and angular momentum. In optics, he invented the reflecting telescope and developed a theory of colour based on the observation that a prism decomposes white light into a visible spectrum. He also formulated an empirical law of cooling and studied the speed of sound. In mathematics, he shares the credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the development of the calculus. He also demonstrated the generalized binomial theorem, developed the so-called Newton s method for approximating the zeroes of a function, and contributed to the study of power series. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781406550320

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**Item Description: **Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP (25 December 1642 - 20 March 1727) was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica( Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy ), first published in 1687, laid the foundations for most of classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics and shares credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the invention of the infinitesimal calculus. Newton s Principia formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation that dominated scientists view of the physical universe for the next three centuries. It also demonstrated that the motion of objects on the Earth and that of celestial bodies could be described by the same principles. By deriving Kepler s laws of planetary motion from his mathematical description of gravity, Newton removed the last doubts about the validity of the heliocentric model of the cosmos. -Wikipedi. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781490310923

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**Item Description: **Adventures Unlimited Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. What do the Fourth Crusade, the exploration of the New World, secret excavations of the Holy Land, and the pontificate of Innocent the Third, all have in common? Answer: Venice and the Templars. What do they have in common with Jesus, Gottfried Leibniz, Sir Isaac Newton, Rene Descartes, and the Earl of Oxford? Answer: Egypt and a body of doctrine known as Hermeticism. In this book, noted author and researcher Joseph P Farrell takes the reader on a journey through the hidden history of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and early Enlightenment, connecting the dots between Venice, international banking, the Templars, and hidden knowledge, drawing out the connections between the notorious Venetian Council of Ten, little known Venetian voyages to the New World, and the sack of Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade. That hidden role of Venice and Hermeticism reached far and wide, into the plays of Shakespeare (a.k.a. Edward DeVere), Earl of Oxford, into the quest of the three great mathematicians of the Early Enlightenment for a lost form of analysis, and back into the end of the classical era, to little known Egyptian influences at work during the time of Jesus. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9781939149336

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**Item Description: **Adventures Unlimited Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. What do the Fourth Crusade, the exploration of the New World, secret excavations of the Holy Land, and the pontificate of Innocent the Third, all have in common? Answer: Venice and the Templars. What do they have in common with Jesus, Gottfried Leibniz, Sir Isaac Newton, Rene Descartes, and the Earl of Oxford? Answer: Egypt and a body of doctrine known as Hermeticism. In this book, noted author and researcher Joseph P Farrell takes the reader on a journey through the hidden history of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and early Enlightenment, connecting the dots between Venice, international banking, the Templars, and hidden knowledge, drawing out the connections between the notorious Venetian Council of Ten, little known Venetian voyages to the New World, and the sack of Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade. That hidden role of Venice and Hermeticism reached far and wide, into the plays of Shakespeare (a.k.a. Edward DeVere), Earl of Oxford, into the quest of the three great mathematicians of the Early Enlightenment for a lost form of analysis, and back into the end of the classical era, to little known Egyptian influences at work during the time of Jesus. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9781939149336

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**Item Description: **2015. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 537 Lang:- French, Volume 1, Pages 537, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2015 with the help of original edition published long back[1740]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Volume 1 Language: French. Bookseller Inventory # PB1111002354495

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**Item Description: **ReInk Books, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1914 edition. Hardback. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This hardback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of hardback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal hardbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher, Chicago, London, The Open court publishing company) 228 pages. Bookseller Inventory # HB451195663

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**Item Description: **CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP (25 December 1642 - 20 March 1726) was an English physicist and mathematician (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophi Naturalis Principia Mathematica ("Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"), first published in 1687, laid the foundations for classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics and shares credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the invention of calculus.--wikipeida.org. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1502461684

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**Item Description: **CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP (25 December 1642 - 20 March 1726) was an English physicist and mathematician (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophi Naturalis Principia Mathematica ("Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"), first published in 1687, laid the foundations for classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics and shares credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the invention of calculus.--wikipeida.org. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_1502461684

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**Item Description: **Thunder's Mouth Press, New York, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. AN1 - Book has light crease on the front and some next pages, dog-eared on the back top left corner and some last pages, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. In the tradition of Wittgenstein's Poker-a scientific potboiler about Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz's bitter and lifelong battle over the invention of calculus!. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). Bookseller Inventory # EC8777BB

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**Item Description: **New York, E.K. Schreiber, 1986. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Octavo, original color printed stiff paper wrappers, minor creasing to front cover, else fine. Many illustrations, some full page including one of and autograph Gottfried von Leibniz letter containing among other topics, his criticism of Sir Isaac Newton's Arithmetica. Bookseller Inventory # 1927

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**Item Description: **New York, E.K. Schreiber, 1986. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Octavo, original color printed stiff paper wrappers, minor creasing to front cover, else fine. Many illustrations, some full page including an autograph Gottfried von Leibniz letter containing among other topics, his criticism of Sir Isaac newton's Arithmetica. Bookseller Inventory # 1928

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**Item Description: **New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2006. First American Edition. An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.; 176 pages; Description: xi, 176 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-170) and index. Subjects: Newton, Isaac, Sir (1642-1727) --Physicists --Great Britain --Biography. Summary: When Newton was not yet twenty-five years old, he formulated calculus, hit upon the idea of gravity, and discovered that white light was made up of all the colors of the spectrum. By 1678, Newton designed a telescope to study the movement of the planets and published Principia, a milestone in the history of science, which set forth his famous laws of motion and universal gravitation. Newton's long-time research on calculus, finally made public in 1704, triggered a heated controversy as European scientists accused him of plagiarizing the work of the German scientist Gottfried Leibniz. In this third volume in the acclaimed Ackroyd's Brief Lives series, bestselling author Peter Ackroyd provides an engaging portrait of Isaac Newton, illuminating what we think we know about him and describing his seminal contributions to science and mathematics. A man of wide and eclectic interests, Newton blurred the borders between natural philosophy and speculation: he was as passionate about astrology as astronomy and dabbled in alchemy, while his religious faith was never undermined by his determination to interpret a modern universe as a mathematical universe. By brining vividly to life a somewhat puritanical man whose desire to experiment and explore bordered on the obsessive, Peter Ackroyd demonstrates the unique brilliance of Newton's perceptions, which changed our understanding of the world. 1 Kg. 176 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 154502

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**Item Description: **New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2006. First American Edition. An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.; 176 pages; Description: xi, 176 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-170) and index. Subjects: Newton, Isaac, Sir (1642-1727) --Physicists --Great Britain --Biography. Summary: When Newton was not yet twenty-five years old, he formulated calculus, hit upon the idea of gravity, and discovered that white light was made up of all the colors of the spectrum. By 1678, Newton designed a telescope to study the movement of the planets and published Principia, a milestone in the history of science, which set forth his famous laws of motion and universal gravitation. Newton's long-time research on calculus, finally made public in 1704, triggered a heated controversy as European scientists accused him of plagiarizing the work of the German scientist Gottfried Leibniz. In this third volume in the acclaimed Ackroyd's Brief Lives series, bestselling author Peter Ackroyd provides an engaging portrait of Isaac Newton, illuminating what we think we know about him and describing his seminal contributions to science and mathematics. A man of wide and eclectic interests, Newton blurred the borders between natural philosophy and speculation: he was as passionate about astrology as astronomy and dabbled in alchemy, while his religious faith was never undermined by his determination to interpret a modern universe as a mathematical universe. By brining vividly to life a somewhat puritanical man whose desire to experiment and explore bordered on the obsessive, Peter Ackroyd demonstrates the unique brilliance of Newton's perceptions, which changed our understanding of the world. 1 Kg. 176 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 154502

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**Item Description: **2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 537 Lang:- French, Volume 1, Pages 537, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2015 with the help of original edition published long back[1740]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Volume 1 Language: French. Bookseller Inventory # 1111002354495

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**Item Description: **Dodo Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 176 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.6in.Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, and alchemist. His treatise Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, described universal gravitation and the three laws of motion, laying the groundwork for classical mechanics, which dominated the scientific view of the physical universe for the next three centuries. In mechanics, he enunciated the principles of conservation of momentum and angular momentum. In optics, he invented the reflecting telescope and developed a theory of colour based on the observation that a prism decomposes white light into a visible spectrum. He also formulated an empirical law of cooling and studied the speed of sound. In mathematics, he shares the credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the development of the calculus. He also demonstrated the generalized binomial theorem, developed the so-called Newtons method for approximating the zeroes of a function, and contributed to the study of power series. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781406550337

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**Item Description: **The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1963. Softcover. Book Condition: Good. 191 pages. Softcover. Good condition. MATHEMATICS. Presents a radically different approach to the teaching of calculus. In sharp contrast to the methods of his time, Otto Toeplitz did not teach calculus as a static system of techniques and facts to be memorized. Instead, he drew on his knowledge of the history of mathematics and presented calculus as an organic evolution of ideas beginning with the discoveries of Greek scholars, such as Archimedes, Pythagoras, and Euclid, and developing through the centuries in the work of Kepler, Galileo, Fermat, Newton, and Leibniz. Through this unique approach, Toeplitz summarized and elucidated the major mathematical advances that contributed to modern calculus. Translated into English from the German by Luise Langer. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Calculus, Otto Toeplitz, Luise Lange, Mathematics, Archimedes, Pythagoras, Euclid, Galileo, Fermat, Sir Isaac Newton, and Leibniz, Tycho Brahe, Galileo, Cavalieri, Gottfried Kothe). Phoenix Science Series. Third Impression. book. Bookseller Inventory # 72011X1

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**Item Description: **Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Now regarded as the bane of many college students' existence, calculus was one of the most important mathematical innovations of the seventeenth century. But a dispute over its discovery sewed the seeds of discontent between two of the greatest scientific giants of all time -- Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Today Newton and Leibniz are generally considered the twin independent inventors of calculus, and they are both credited with giving mathematics its greatest push forward since the time of the Greeks. Had they known each other under different circumstances, they might have been friends. But in their own lifetimes, the joint glory of calculus was not enough for either and each declared war against the other, openly and in secret. This long and bitter dispute has been swept under the carpet by historians -- perhaps because it reveals Newton and Leibniz in their worst light -- but The Calculus Wars tells the full story in narrative form for the first time. This vibrant and gripping scientific potboiler ultimately exposes how these twin mathematical giants were brilliant, proud, at times mad and, in the end, completely human. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1560257067

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Published by William Morrow (1999)

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**Item Description: **William Morrow, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. William Morrow Novels (William Marrow) System of the World (EX) Manufacturer: William Morrow Product Line: Novels (William Marrow) Type: Hardcover Copyright Date: 2004 Author: Neal Stephenson Page Count: 892 Please review the condition and any condition notes for the exact condition of this item. All pictures are stock photos. The condition of the item you will receive is EX. Our grading system is explained in the terms of sale section of our bookseller page. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Product Description: Set in the early 18th century and featuring a diverse cast of characters that includes alchemists, philosophers, mathematicians, spies, thieves, pirates, and royalty, The System of the World follows Daniel Waterhouse, an unassuming philosopher and confidant to some of the most brilliant minds of the age, as he returns to England to try and repair the rift between geniuses Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. After reluctantly leaving his family in Boston, Waterhouse arrives in England and is almost killed by a mysterious Infernal Device. Having been away from the war-decimated country for two decades, Waterhouse quickly learns that although many things have changed, there is still violent revolution simmering just beneath the surface of seemingly civilized society. With Queen Anne deathly ill and Tories and Whigs jostling for political supremacy, Waterhouse and Newton vow to figure out who is trying to kill certain scientists and decipher the riddle behind the legend of King Solomon's gold, a mythical hoard of precious metal with miraculous properties. Bookseller Inventory # 2148278571

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**Item Description: **ReInk Books, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1740 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Volume - 1) (Original publisher, F. Changuion) 537 pages (Volume - 1only). Bookseller Inventory # 451996057

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**Item Description: **Dodo Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 224 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.0in. x 0.1in.Including A Short Chronicle from the first Memory of Things in Europe, to the Conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great and The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms amended. Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, and alchemist. His treatise Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, described universal gravitation and the three laws of motion, laying the groundwork for classical mechanics, which dominated the scientific view of the physical universe for the next three centuries. In mechanics, he enunciated the principles of conservation of momentum and angular momentum. In optics, he invented the reflecting telescope and developed a theory of colour based on the observation that a prism decomposes white light into a visible spectrum. He also formulated an empirical law of cooling and studied the speed of sound. In mathematics, he shares the credit with Gottfried Leibniz for the development of the calculus. He also demonstrated the generalized binomial theorem, developed the so-called Newtons method for approximating the zeroes of a function, and contributed to the study of power series. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781406550320

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Published by Open U.P., UK (1976)

ISBN 10: 0335050026 ISBN 13: 9780335050024

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From: Clevedon Community Bookshop Co-operative (Clevedon, United Kingdom)

**Item Description: **Open U.P., UK, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. All of our books without an ISBN number (normally pre-1970 in date) are described individually in detail. Books with an ISBN number (this one included) are all offered for sale in a reasonable condition or better: some may be in very good, near fine, or fine condition. If the condition is critical to your decision to purchase, then please contact us and we will let you know our view of its condition. If the book is extremely heavy, we will need to contact you before completion of purchase to advise you of extra postage costs. Bookseller Inventory # 12434

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Published by Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, 1946. (1946)

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From: CO-LIBRI ~ Bremen (Bremen, Germany)

**Item Description: **Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, 1946., 1946. 85 Seiten. - Originalumschlag mit Deckeltitel; gr.-8vo.(ca. 25 x 18,5 cm). *** [Bald endende SOMMER-AKTION / SUMMER-SALE, ending soon: weiterhin deutlich REDUZIERTER PREIS bis Montag 01.08.2016, 24 Uhr MEZ/CET; vorheriger Preis: € 21,50] --- 1. Auflage, Letzte Lieferung der über einen Zeitraum von 6 Jahren erschienenen Edition. - Umschlag etwas angestaubt und mit Stockfleckchen, S. 1 mit handschriftlichem Erwerbsdatum (1951); ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar der fragilen Publikation aus der Bibliothek von Hans Hinrich Flöter (hier ausnahmsweise ohne Anstreichungen und kompetente Annotationen), der - während seiner Berliner Studienzeit - in der Nacht vom 27. auf den 28. Februar 1933 Augenzeuge war beim Einbruch eines Brandstifters in den Reichstag und Hauptzeuge im Reichtagsbrandprozess, der mit dem Todesurteil gegen den Holländer Marinus van der Lubbe endete. (''Ich sah da oben auf dem Balkon einen stehen, der ein Fenster einschlug''. Zu einem Wachmann sagte er: ''Erschießen Sie ihn!'' Doch dieser holte stattdessen Verstärkung. ''Wenn er ihn erschossen hätte, hätten wir schon damals gewusst, dass es ein Nazi war.''; aus: 'Kreiszeitung Wesermarsch' anlässlich eines Interviews mit Flöter zu seinem 100. Geburtstag). In seinem umfangreichen Essay 'Was, du lebst noch immer?' (in: 'Hitlers Weg zur totalen Macht 1933-1938', anlässlich der gleichnamigen Ausstellung, Oberhausen 1973) beschreibt er mit kriminalistischem Spürsinn und historischem Verständnis die Geschehnisse und wie die Nazis sie zur endgültigen Machtergreifung instrumentalisierten (, nachdem sie sie wohl auch inszeniert hatten). - Andere - oft engagiert bearbeitete - historische, philosophische und theologische Werke aus Flöters Arbeitsbibliothek, einige alte Leibniz-Originalausgaben sowie weitere Einzellieferungen des vorliegenden Werkes im Bestand. . . Bookseller Inventory # 1202170421x048

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Published by ReInk Books (2015)

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From: S N Books World--WORLDWIDE FREE SHIPPING (Delhi, India)

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**Item Description: **ReInk Books, 2015. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1740 edition. Hardback. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This hardback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of hardback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal hardbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Volume - 1) (Original publisher, F. Changuion) 537 pages (Volume - 1 only). Bookseller Inventory # HB451996057

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Published by Thunder's Mouth Press, New York (2006)

ISBN 10: 1560257067 ISBN 13: 9781560257066

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From: W. Fraser Sandercombe (Burlington, ON, Canada)

**Item Description: **Thunder's Mouth Press, New York, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Printing. (viii) 277 pp. Quarter-bound in red on gold boards; lettered in black on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; For Once It's Safe to Dream in Color - 1704; The Children of the Wars 1642 - 1664; The Trouble with Hooke 1664 - 1672; The Affair of the Eyebrow 1666 - 1673; Farewell and Think Kindly of Me 1673 - 1677; The Beginning of the Sublime Geometry 1678 - 1687; The Beautiful and the Damned 1687 - 1691; The Shortest Possible Descent 1690 - 1696; Newton's Apes 1696 - 1708; The Burden of Proof 1708 - 1712; The Flaws of Motion 1713 - 1716; and Purged of Ambiguity 1716 - 1728; followed by: Epilogue; Bibliographical Essay; Bibliography; and an index. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 197989

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