This antiquarian book contains a detailed biography of Galileo, written by, J. J. Fahie and first published in 1903. The original aim of this book was to give a fuller picture of the great man, based upon the unearthing of previously unknown information about his personal life. This detailed biography of Galileo will be of considerable value to anyone with a keen interest in his life and work, and it makes for a great addition to any personal library or collection of vintage works. A short list of Galileo's writing is provided at the end for the student, which is followed by a list of works that the author consulted in the preparation of this volume. The chapters of this volume include: Early Yeas to Appointment as Professor in Pisa; Galileo, Professor in Pisa; Galileo, Professor in Padua; Galileo Quits Padua and Returns to Florence; Gathering Storms First Appearance before the Inquisition at Rome, et cetera. This book is being republished now complete with a specially commissioned new introduction."