View Catalog: OTHE00033
|RGO Ms. 1/32C, ff. 74-93
|Suppressed preface to the Historia coelestis britannica
|Place of Origin
|no place assigned
|Cambridge University Library (Cambridge)
Ostensibly an account of the genesis of the book, but in fact largely given over to a bitter and highly personal attack by the former Astronomer Royal on Newton, who according to Flamsteed bullied him, interfered with his work, took his data by force and used it without acknowledgment.