Title: Title page of Isaac Newton’s Principia (Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica), first edition, published in London, 1687
Original Format: photograph: negative
Description: This celebrated work set forth the principles of dynamics and expounded Newton’s system of the world, based upon his concept of universal gravitation. The title page names him the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge, and a member of the Royal Society.
Collection: Rare Books
Caltech Archives ID: RB-IN1687-1