Neville Collection

This collection of mathematics books was created by Eric Harold Neville (1889-1961), Professor of Mathematics at the University of Reading from 1919 to 1954. There are about 200 pre-1851 works including early editions of Newton's Principia naturalis principia mathematica.

We also hold the papers of Professor Neville.

[Image, right, detail from Newton's Principia (1726)]

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  • The collection is catalogued and appears on Enterprise, about one third fully, the remainder with brief records 
science & hisory of science, University of Reading printed books (pre-1850), printed books (post-1850) Y neville collection

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