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Copy of Isaac Newton's Groundbreaking Work Discovered in Corsica

Copy of Isaac Newton's Groundbreaking Work Discovered in Corsica

A first-edition copy of Isaac Newton's legendary book "Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica" (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy) has been discovered in a library on the French island of Corsica. According to Vannina Schirinsky-Schikhmatoff, director of conservation at the Fesch public heritage library in Ajaccio, she discovered

Hidden in a French library, a rare Isaac Newton manuscript comes to light     - CNET

Hidden in a French library, a rare Isaac Newton manuscript comes to light - CNET

Isaac Newton's own first edition copy of Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. Wikimedia Commons On the French island of Corsica, hidden away in the high shelves of a library founded by Napoleon Bonaparte's brother, a first edition copy of Isaac Newton's world-changing Principia Mathematica has been quietly waiting since its 17th century publication