Let Newton Be! A New Perspective on his Life and Works.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Small Quarto. vi + 272pp. Original navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blue endpapers, black-and-white illustrations. A well illustrated collection of essays exploring the diversity of Newton's work, from alchemy to optics, mathematics, theology, etc.., as well as examining his legacy. Included amongst the essays are: "Newton, Matter, and Magic" by John Henry, "The Secret Life of an Alchemist" by Jan Golinski, "The God of Isaac Newton" by John Brooke, and "Newton and the Wisdome of the Ancients" by Piyo Rattansi. A lovely clean near Fine copy in lightly rubbed VG+ dust jacket. Item #50377