The Background to Newton's Principia A Study of Newton's Dynamical Researches in the Years 1664 - 84. John Herivel.

The Background to Newton's Principia A Study of Newton's Dynamical Researches in the Years 1664 - 84.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965. Hardcover. Hervel explores the development of Newton's dynamical thought leading up to The Principia; these studies are explored in Part I. Part II contains the text of the manuscripts from the Portsmouth Collection on which the studies are based.

8vo, 337 pp, b&w frontis, b&w illus throughout, Bibliography (iii). Black buckram cover; gilt title on spine. Original yellow price clipped dj, short tear top edge dj rear cover. 2 plates slt wrinkled. Both book and dust jacket very good condition. Very good condition. Item #11320

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