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Galileo Galilei - Dialogue on the Great World Systems

£17.99

Product description

Second Impression published in 1957 by the University of Chicago Press. Dyed red top edge to text block.

This is the renowned work by Galileo written as a discussion about the solar system and physics in general. It's heretical content lead to
Galileo being arrested by the Inquisition.

It includes a historical introduction by Giorgio de Santillana from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1953). Together with an extensive prologue by the original translator, Thomas Salusbury written in 1661. Edited, with corrections and noted for this 1953 edition by Giorgio de Santillana.

This is an extremely interesting and readable book. It is in pretty good condition throughout. It does have the original dust jacket but this does have some damage and an extensive repaired tear.

Item details

Author(s):
Giorgio de Santillana
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
17.4 cm by 24.7 cm by 4.2 cm, 1170g
Edition:
1957, Second Impression of 1953 Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
495
Publisher:
The University of Chicago Press
Title:
Galileo Galilei - Dialogue on the Great World Systems

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Second Impression published in 1957 by the University of Chicago Press. Dyed red top edge to text block.

This is the renowned work by Galileo written as a discussion about the solar system and physics in general. It's heretical content lead to
Galileo being arrested by the Inquisition.

It includes a historical introduction by Giorgio de Santillana from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1953). Together with an extensive prologue by the original translator, Thomas Salusbury written in 1661. Edited, with corrections and noted for this 1953 edition by Giorgio de Santillana.

This is an extremely interesting and readable book. It is in pretty good condition throughout. It does have the original dust jacket but this does have some damage and an extensive repaired tear.

Author(s):
Giorgio de Santillana
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
17.4 cm by 24.7 cm by 4.2 cm, 1170g
Edition:
1957, Second Impression of 1953 Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
495
Publisher:
The University of Chicago Press
Title:
Galileo Galilei - Dialogue on the Great World Systems

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