That I should be begged to publish such a work
BETWEEN AUGUST OF 1630, when the plague began permeating the streets of Florence, and the autumn of 1631, when Galileo settled in Arcetri, he gradually and with great difficulty broke the impasse that had stalled the publication of his Dialogue for another year.
Soon after Prince Cesi's sudden midsummer death in 1630, Galileo made arrangements with a new publisher and printer in Florence. In September he secured official local permission from the Florentine bishop's vicar, the Florentine inquisitor, and the grand duke's official book reviewer and court censor -- just as he would
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Publication information: Book title: Galileo's Daughter:A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love. Contributors: Dava Sobel - Author. Publisher: Walker. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1999. Page number: 216.
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