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Author Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.
Title Arithmetica universalis, sive, De compositione et resolutione arithmetica / auctore Is. Newton, Eq. Aur. ; Cum commentario Johannis Castillionei, in almo lycæo Trajectiono phiosophiæ, matheseos & astronomiæ professoris ordinarii & c.
Publication Info. Amstelodami : Apud Marcum Michaelem Rey., MDCCLXI. [1761]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Large  Z-L N5638 A7  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L N5638 A7  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Description 2 v. : ill. (engravings) ; 26 cm. (4to)
Note Signatures: v. 1: [pi]⁴ ( -[pi]1) *-2*⁴ 3*1 A-2O⁴ ; v. 2: [pi]² A-2N⁴ [chi]1 a-r⁴.
Vol. 1: [11], vi-xviii, [1], 2-129, ²122-123, 132-310 p., [21] leaves of plates; vol. 2: [2] 1-288, [2], ²1-135 [4] p., [18] leaves of plates.
Vol. 2 contains scientific papers by Edmond Halley, John Colson, Abraham de Moivre, Colin MacLaurin, George Campbell, Georg Friedrich Baermann, Abraham Gotthelf Kaestner, and Rudjer Josip Boškovič. For titles of papers cf. NUC pre-1956 NN 0235785.
Title in red and black; title vignettes (etched printer's devices).
Errata: v. 1, p. [311]; v. 2, p. [1] of last group.
"Appendix. Æquationum constructio linearis [et] Commentarius ad auctoris appendicem": v. 2, p. 237-288.
Indexed In: Babson Newton collection 205
Gray, G.J. Newton, 281
Smith, D.E. Rara arithmetica (4th ed.), p. 652-653
Grässe, IV, p. 663
BM, v. 171, column 328
BN, v. 123, column 1075
Contents Additamentum vel de solutione et constructione æquationum &c. scripta varia ex transactionibus philosophicis et aliunde excerpta: Methodus nova accurata & facilis inveniendi radices æquationum quarumcunque generaliter, sine prævia reductione, per E. Halley. -- Æquationum cubicarum et biquadraticarum, tum geometrica & mechanica, resolutio universalis, a J. Colson. -- Æquationum quarundam potestatis tertiæ, quintæ, septimæ, nonæ & superiorum, ad infinitum usque pergendo, in terminis finitis, ad instar regularum, por cubicis, quæ vocantur Cardani, resolutio analytica per Ab. De Moivre. -- De constructione problematum solidorum, sive æquationum tertiæ vel quartæ potestatis, unica data parabola ac circulo efficienda; dissertatiuncula. Authore E. Halley.--De numero radicum in æquationibus solidus ac biquadraticus, sive tertiæ ac quartæ potestatis, earumque limitibus, tractatulus. Authore E. Halley. -- Epistola Domini C. MacLaurin ... data Martino Folkes: De æquationibus, in quibus dantur radices impossibiles.
Methodus determinandi numerum radicum impossibilium in æquationibus affectis. Auctore Georgio Campbell.--Demonstratio theorematis de potentiis radicum &c. Auctore G. F. Baermanno.--Abrahami G. Kæstner ... Demonstratio theorematis Harriotti.--P. Rogerii Josephi Boscovich ... observatio in problema LVI: Cometæ motu uniformi rectilineo per cœlum trajicientis locis quatuor observatis, distantiam a terra, motusque determinationem in hypothesi Copernicea colligere.
Local Note Library copy v. 1 errata leaf bound before v.2 errata in v. 2 following plates.
Library copy v. 2 with 1 leaf of sums in iron gall ink laid in p. 126-127, 1 folded leaf of notes laid in p. 134, one paper ellipse, unmarked, laid in at plate K.
Subject Algebra -- Early works to 1800.
Equations, Theory of -- Early works to 1800.
Geometry, Analytic -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Annotations (Provenance)
Added Author Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742.
Colson, John, 1680-1760.
Moivre, Abraham de, 1667-1754.
MacLaurin, Colin, 1698-1746.
Campbell, George, d. 1766.
Baermann, Georg Friedrich, 1717-1769.
Kaestner, Abraham Gotthelf, 1719-1800.
Castillon, Jean, 1708-1791.
Boscovich, Ruggero Giuseppe, 1711-1787.