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OPUSCULA MATHEMATICA,
Newton, Isaac.

OPUSCULA MATHEMATICA,

Philosophica et Philologica. Collegit partímq ue Latinè vertit ac recensuit Joh. Castillioneus, Jurisconsultus. Vol. I [only of 3]: Tomus Primus, Continens Mathematica. Accessit Commentariolus de Vita Auctoris. Lausannæ & Genevæ, Apud Marcum-Michaelem Bousquet & Socios. 1744.
Ist Collected Ed. 4to. T.p. [ii] + dedication [ii] + xxxviii + 420pp. Lacking half title and fly title. Rubric t.p. with engraved vignette port. of Newton, 28 engraved plates, 2 folding tables, engraved head pieces and historiated initial letters. Latin text. T.p. spotted and with sporadic light browning, occasional marginal annotations, sm. ink ownership name stamp to head of t.p., marbled e.ps. and edges, hinges neatly repaired, blind inner dentelles, contemporary triple gilt rule edged calf with gilt armorial device of Queen’s College Oxford to centre of both boards, sl. rubbed and scuffed with sl. wear to corners, rebacked in later sheep? with gilt ruled bands and gilt lettering to spine. Published posthumously as part of the eight volume collected works of Newton (1739-1761), though each of the three volumes of ‘Opuscula Mathematica‘ is complete within itself. Edited by Johann Castillioneus this volume contains his life of Newton. Containing Analysis per Æquationes Numerous Terminorum Infinitas, London 1711; Methodis Fluxionum et Serierum Infinitarum, cum ejusdem Applicatione ad Curvarum Geometriam, London 1736; Tractatus de Quadratura Curvarum, London 1706; Enumeratio Linearum Tertii Ordinis, London 1706; Methodus Differentialis, London 1711; Solutio duorum Problematum à Johanne Bernoullio propositorum; Problematis cujusdam solutio; Excerpta Ex Epistolis aut ... ad eum Spectantibus Editis in Commercio Epistolari Collinsii &c.; Espistola Prior ad Oldemburgium Edits in Commercio Espistolico &c.; Epistola Posterior ad Oldemburgium Edita in Commercio Epistolico et Ejusdem Epistola ad Collinsium, London 1711; Excerptum ex Duabus Epistolis ... ad Johannem Wallisium; Epistola ad Chamberlaynum; ... Epistola ad Abbatem Conti; ... Notæ i Epistolam Leibnitii ad Abbatem Conti. With the neat inscription to flyleaf of George Riggs of Queens College Oxford, dated 6th April 1824. With the ink ownership stamp to title page and bookplate of Henry William Lloyd Tanner (generally known as H. W. Lloyd Tanner) (1851–1915) Professor of Mathematics at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire from 1883 to 1909. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society and a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. Tanner published various papers on differential equations and other subjects in mathematics. Of whom the President of the Royal Society, Sir William Crookes, said in his anniversary address in November 1915 that Tanner's death meant that mathematical science had lost "one of its most distinguished exponents", one who published "many important investigations in mathematics" that were "distinguished by great ingenuity and originality". Crookes also said that the university was deeply indebted to Tanner's educational and administrative talents. William John Greenstreet (1861–1930) was an English mathematician who was editor of The Mathematical Gazette for more than thirty years and a founding member of the Mathematical Association.
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