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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton [Reprinted from the Edinburgh Edition of 1855] 2-vol. set (Complete)

Brewster, David; Richard S. Westfall (New Introduction by)

Published by Johnson Reprint Corporation, New York; London, 1965
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Octavo. XLV, [3], XXII, [2], 478, XI, [1], 564pp. Original red cloth with gold lettering on front covers and spines. A standard biography of the chief figure of the scientific revolution of the 17th century. Isaac Newton was a physicist and mathematician who laid the foundations of calculus, extended the understanding of color and light, studied the mechanics of planetary motion, and discovered the law of gravitation. His work established the commonly held scientific view of the world until Albert Einstein undermined it in the early 20th century. Minor shelf wear and soiling along edges of binding. Binding in overall good+ to very good, interior in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 28993

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Title: Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and ...

Publisher: Johnson Reprint Corporation, New York; London

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: Reprint

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