THE PRIVATE LIFE OF GALILEO Compiled principally from his correspondence and that of his eldest daughter, SISTER MARIA CELESTE, Nun in the Franciscan Convent of St. Matthew, in Arcetri

By: Celeste, Sister Maria

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300 pages; Contents clean and secure in original brown cloth binding with faded gilt lettering at spine, cloth chipped at spine ends and lower corners. Original owner's name in pencil on ffep and at top of tp "George T. Custer / May 1870 / Ohio" Faint stain affecting first opposing blank pages. Topics include: Death of Galileo's Father. Family Circumstances. Letter of Madonna Giulia. Of Livia Galilei. Difficulties. His Brother. Letter to his Mother. Michelangelo. Galilei's Behavior. His Sister Virginia, etc. A fascinating look into Galileo's personal life.

Title: THE PRIVATE LIFE OF GALILEO Compiled principally from his correspondence and that of his eldest daughter, SISTER MARIA CELESTE, Nun in the Franciscan Convent of St. Matthew, in Arcetri

Author Name: Celeste, Sister Maria

Categories: Biography and Autobiography, Science and History of Science,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Boston, Nichols and Noyes: 1870

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 42125

Keywords: Galileo Correspondence