Opticks: or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and Colours of Light. The third edition, corrected.

  • Newton, Sir Isaac
  • London: Printed for William and John Innys 1721


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8vo, pp. [viii], 382, [4, ads] + 12 folding plates. Contemporary panelled calf. Some spotting and light soiling, a few leaves at the end browned. Rebacked, corners and endpapers renewed, old leather crackled and scuffed.


The final lifetime edition of Newton's magisterial work on optics, almost as great a contribution as the Principia.

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