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Newton demands the muse Newtons̓ Opticks and the eigheenth century poets. by Nicolson, Marjorie Hope

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English


  • Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.,
  • English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature and science.

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SeriesHistory of ideas series,, no. 2
LC ClassificationsPR565.O6 N5 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5882288M
LC Control Number63013611

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