Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 157

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
NEWTON, ISAAC, Sir. Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica . . . Editio tertia aucta & emendata. Edited by Henry Pemberton. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Newton by George Vertue after Vanderbank; text diagrams throughout. [34], 530, [6] (of [8]) pages, including the initial privilege leaf and half-title; lacks final ad leaf. 4to, 240x189 mm, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, joints cracked, cords intact; contents generally clean with only isolated minor foxing, frontispiece cropped in lower margin affecting bottom line with names of artist and engraver. Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Hopetoun. London: William & John Innys, 1726

Additional Details

Third authorized edition and fifth overall, revised and enlarged, the last edition to appear in the author's lifetime. Babson 13 ("the basis of all subsequent editions"); Wallis 9.