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Author: WRIGHT (J. M. F.) Title: A Commentary on Newton's Principia. With a Supplementary Volume. Designed for the use of Students at the Universities.
Description: London: Printed for T. T. & J. Tegg; and Richard Griffin & Co., Glasgow, 1833. 2 vols., large 8vo, cii, 458; cii, 381,  pp., some foxing of the text in both volumes, numerous diagrams in the text, original cloth-backed boards, uncut, printed paper labels, chipped and soiled. "The object of the first volume is to make the text of the Principia, by supplying numerous steps in the very concise demonstrations of the propositions, and illustrating them by every conceivable device .... The second volume is designed to form a sort of Appendix or Supplement to the Principia. It gives the principal discoveries of La Place and serves as an introduction to his Mécanique Celèste." - Babson. Babson, p.64.
Keywords: Mathematics Isaac Newton Sceince
Price: GBP 225.00 = appr. US$ 321.30 Seller: Forest Books
- Book number: 33905