Christie's to Sell Isaac Newton's Notes for Greatest Work in London


Hi Mike Rossi a reporting Christie's will auction Isaac Newton's notes for his greatest work next month Christie's has announced hand written notes containing Isaac Newton's jotted revisions to his master work the Principia will go up for auction July eighth in London Newton's mathematical principles of natural philosophy published in sixteen eighty seven set up the laws of gravitation and motion Christie's expects the revisions to sell for between eight hundred fifty thousand dollars and one point three million dollars the first edition of the book sold at auction for three point seven million dollars in twenty sixteen the page and a half of notes for a planned second edition includes comments and diagrams by Scottish mathematician and astronomer David Gregory hi Mike Crossey up

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