(Cambridge): Harvard University Press. Diagrams. Cloth over boards. Quartos. xlii,547 and [vii], 548-916 pages. Bound in black cloth over boards with spines stamped in silver. No notable wear or defects to books or jackets.
Newton's landmark achievement. This new edition from Harvard University Press in 1972 traces the evolution of one of the great products of human intellect in the 250 years between the manuscript draft of the 1680s first edition and the third edition in 1726.
Two large volumes reproducing in photographic facsimile the third edition of 1726 with the variant readings from the seven other texts shown at the bottom of each page for comparison.
The definitive edition, to date, of Newton's Principia.