Book #41720

Galileo Heretic (Galileo Eretico)

Pietro Redondi
Book #41720 Galileo Heretic (Galileo Eretico). Pietro Redondi.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987.
ISBN: 0691084513

Very Good condition with minor shelfwear in an alike dust-jacket that has some rubbing and creasing, and a few chips and tears around the edges.

An account of the heresy trial of Galileo in 1633, when the Inquisition forced him to abjure all writings that described the sun as the central body of the universe, with the earth and other planets revolving around it. Translated by Raymond Rose; 8vo; 356 pages.

Price: $50.00