Isaac Newton Reads the King James Version: The Marginal Notes and Reading Marks of a Natural Philosopher

@article{Joalland2019IsaacNR,
  title={Isaac Newton Reads the King James Version: The Marginal Notes and Reading Marks of a Natural Philosopher},
  author={Michael Joalland},
  journal={The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America},
  year={2019},
  volume={113},
  pages={297 - 339}
}
  • Michael Joalland
  • Published 2019
  • History
  • The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America
introduction S in July 1878, a rather uncommon copy of the King James Bible was presented to the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge, by the physicist John Cox, then warden of Cavendish College. The recto of the first flyleaf in the volume bore Isaac Newton’s signature in faded ink, thus identifying the distinguished former owner of the book. A note signed “Joseph Cox of Hurstbourne Priors,” the physicist’s uncle, was attached to it in order to specify how the Bible had come into the… Expand
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