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Isaac NEWTON Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms 1st ed

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Offered for sale by Adam Langlands of 'Shadowrock Rare Books' - for more information please contact him via email at [email protected]

 Sir Isaac NEWTON (1642-1727). The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended. To Which is Prefix'd A Short Chronicle from the First Memory of Things in Europe to the Conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great. London: J. Tonson, J. Osborn, and T. Longman, 1728. Pp. [i-]iv-xiv-[xv-xvi], 1-376. Engraved head-piece and initial by P. Foudrinier and 3 folding engraved plates (outer lower corner of a4 a little tattered, some spotting and toning to first and last few leaves).  Provenance: H. Philpott (armorial bookplate); Edward Neville da Costa Andrade (FRS, 1887-1971, bookplate).

First edition: Newton here employs astronomical principles to verify the chronology of ancient history. Babson 214; DSB X, 82; Wallis 309.

  • Sold By: Shadowrock Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Adam Langlands
  • Country: United States
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