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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts Hardcover – 26 Jun 2014

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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: OUP USA; 1st Edition edition (26 Jun. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199951047
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199951048
  • Product Dimensions: 23.9 x 2 x 16.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 800,893 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Not only is the book a valuable contribution to the history of Newton's work, but it is a most enjoyable read with elements of a good detective story (J. S. Rowlinson, Science Progress)

Sarah Dry tells a riveting, beautifully written story (Times Higher Education)

Dry's fine writing and scholarship make this book a useful resource and a good read (Robyn Arianrhod, Times Higher Education)

compelling (Stuart Kelly, Scotland on Sunday)

Engaging book (Economist)

Dry is to be congratulated for furnishing us with a fresh and readable chronicle of the tortuous route that Newtons manuscript took to being made public. (Nature)

By identifying the roles of a host of collectors in securing various parts of the collection, Dry does full justice to a fascinating story; it sheds bright light on the range and development of this most brilliant - and most elusive - of minds. Pure joy. (Graham Farmelo, Times Higher Education)

Drawing on existing scholarship, it is a story well worth sharing with anyone interested in Newton and how we have, over three hundred years, come to know him and shaped his legacy. Sarah Dry has a colorful and intriguing cast of characters on which to draw, who represent a surprisingly varied set of motives for engaging with Newton's life and literary remains. (Rebekah Higgitt, H-Albion)

About the Author

Sarah Dry is a former post-doctoral fellow at the London School of Economics and author of the award-winning biography Curie: Life & Times.


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