Correspondence of Sir Isaac Newton and Professor Cotes:

Correspondence of Sir Isaac Newton and Professor Cotes:

Including letters of other eminent men, now first published from the originals in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge; together with an appendix containing other unpublished letters and papers by Newton; with notes, synoptical view of the philosopher’s life, and a variety of details illustrative of his history, by J. Edleston.

  • Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
  • Date:1850
  • Source: https://wellcomecollection.org/works/rmsfytdh

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Correspondence of Sir Isaac Newton and Professor Cotes : including letters of other eminent men, now first published from the originals in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge; together with an appendix containing other unpublished letters and papers by Newton; with notes, synoptical view of the philosopher’s life, and a variety of details illustrative of his history, by J. Edleston. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Publication/Creation #

London : John W. Parker ; Cambridge : John Deighton, 1850 (Cambridge : Printed at the University Press.)

Physical description #

xcviii, 2 unnumbered pages, 316 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates (wood engraving) : portrait ; 23 cm (8vo)

Contributors #

  • Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
  • Cotes, Roger, 1682-1716.
  • Edleston, J.

References note #

Babson 234

Gray 383

Notes #

“Engraved by J. Outrim from the original drawing in the Pepysian Collection at Cambridge”–front. port

“After Roger Cotes’ untimely death, these letters came into the possession of his cousin Robert Smith, who bequeathed them to Edward Howkins, who left them to Trinity College in 1779”–Babson catalogue, 234.

Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Sir W. Paton’s executors Note: Binding: Contemp. blind-panelled cloth, rebacked. Stamp of Manchester Subscription Library on t.p. and elsewhere. From the library of Sir William Paton

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  • Letters

Languages #

  • English

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