“THE LAST WORK OF AS GREAT A GENIUS AS ANY AGE EVER PRODUCED”
NEWTON, Isaac. Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended… New Edition. London, 1770.
1770 edition of Newton's controversial revision of accepted chronologies, issued with the unsold sheets from the first edition, and the first edition to contain a letter from the Lord Bishop of Rochester that features "an account of Newton's revision of the Chronology in the weeks before his death," illustrated with three engraved folding plates depicting Solomon's Temple, in contemporary calf. $2600.