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De Re Metallica

By Agricola, Georgius




De re metallica (Latin for On the Nature of Metals) is a book cataloguing the state of the art of mining, refining, and smelting metals, published in 1556. The author was Georg Bauer, whose pen name was the Latinized Georgius Agricola. The book remained the authoritative text on mining for 180 years after its publication. Agricola had spent nine years in the Bohemian town of Joachimsthal, now in the Czech Republic. (Joachimsthal is famous for its silver mines and the origin of the word "Thaler.


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De Re Metallica

AGRICOLA, GEORGIUS

London: The Mining Magazine, 1912. Full white paper vellum with black title to spine. Translation into English from the 1st Latin edition of 1556 by Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover. Not stated but 3000 copies printed. This renaissance classic on minerals, mining and the processes thereof, was not superceded until the middle of the 19th century. Filled throughout with wonderful woodcuts from the original edition, which were not available in time for Agricola to see them published. The original is posthumous. This copy has vellum which is well soiled but o/w in good condition. Ink name and date to front endpaper. Very small library number to title page but no other ex libris markings on this volume. Great book.. 1st Edition in English. Vellum. VG. Folio.

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De Re Metallica; Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices upon the Development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy & Mining Law from the Earliest Times to the 16th Century

Agricola, Georgius [Trans. Herbert Clark Hoover & Lou Henry Hoover]

London: The Mining Magazine, 1912. Undetermined. very good. 1st thus. xxxi, 640pp. Folio. Bound in original full vellum; black lettering and decorations stamped to spine with raised bands. All edges untrimmed. Some soiling to front board, especially near the spine. Minor foxing throughout. Overall, a tight, presentable copy. very good The first English translation of this thorough study on early mining and metallurgical processes. Profusely illustrated throughout the text, based on the woodcuts from the original edition. Preface and biographical notes from the translators, Herbert Clark Hoover, and his wife, Lou Henry Hoover. A fascimilie of the original title page is also included. A rare, attractive book. 1912

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De Re Metallica

Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications. Hardcover. B0007EKHYS Book is like new. No dust jacket. . Very Good.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Georgius Agricola

2007-02-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Georgius Agricola

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De Re Metallica

Georgius Agricola

2014-07-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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De Re Metallica

Georgius Agricola

2008-01-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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De Re Metallica

Georgius Agricola

2006-09-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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De Re Metallica : Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices Upon the Development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy & Mining Law from the Earliest Times

Georgius Agricola

New York:: Dover,, 1950. G/no DJ. Hardcover,no dust jacket,pages unmarked,presentation bookplate on front endpaper,no library markings,cover has normal wear and fading for age.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications , 1950. Paperback. LIKE NEW. Like New

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DE RE METALLICA

Agricola, Georgius

NY: Dover Publications. VG/VG-slightly tattered dust jacket. 1950. Translated by Herbert Clark Hoover an Lou Henry Hoover .

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DE RE METALLICA

Agricola, Georgius

New York: Dover Publications, 1950. Reprint of the 1912 publication; the famous Hoover translation. xxxi + 638 pages in very good condition. Many illustrations. Pages 7-37 have a few red ink markings. Book plate on the fep and previous owner's signature on the ffep. Red hardcovers with gilt titles on the spine, embossed illustration on the upper cover. Corners lightly bumped. Green DJ with black titles. Small tears and chips on the corners and edges, lightly soiled. Not price clipped. VG-/GOOD-. Hardcover. VG/Fair. 7 x 11.

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DE RE METALLICA

Agricola, Georgius

New York Dover 1950.

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De Re Metallica.

Agricola, Georgius

Dover, New York, Later edition.. Large 8vo. hardcover. 638pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to outer page edges. / Very good clipped d/w with crease on top edge. "Translated from the first Latin edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices upon the Development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy and Mining Law from the earliest times to the 16th Century." (title page). .

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DE RE METALLICA

Agricola, Georgius

New York: Dover Publications. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1950. Reprint. Hardcover. Lacks DJ; heavy book - 4 pounds; light spotting to edges; gilt lettering on spine. ; B&W Illustrations; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 638 pages .

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De Re Metallica.

Agricola, Georgius.

Dover, 1950. First printing thus. Fine in near fine dust jacket with a hint of sunning to spine, a short closed tear and faint rubbing to front spine fold, in mylar cover. Translated by Herbert Hoover.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. 0486600068 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Agricola, Georgius

U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1950. 638 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.. Hardcover with Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Georgius Agricola

2007-02-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. 0486600068 . New.

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Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. 0486600068 . New.

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Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. 0486600068 Remainder mark . Fine.

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De Re Metallica

Georgius Agricola

Dover Publications. Used - Good. 1950. Dover. 1950. Cloth, no DJ. Super octavo. 638 pp. Spine sunned, Corners and ends of spine bumped. text block slightly bumped at upper outside corner from pp. 623-638.

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De Re Metallica

Georgius Agricola

Dover Publications, 1950. Hardcover. Fine.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Georgius Agricola

Dover Publications, 1950-06-01. Later printing. Paperback. Used:Good.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications, 1950-06-01. Paperback. Good.

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DE RE METALLICA

Georgius Agricola

New York: Dover, 1950. Oversized paperback. As new. Translated/edited Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover. Dover Publications, c1950. new reprinting. 638pp., black and white illustrations. Imperial 8vo. As new unread oversize softcover, uncreased spine.

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Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications, 1950-06-01. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/Good. A nice hardcover with a dust jacket that has a 3 inch scratch on the front cover, a tight binding and an unmarked text. From a private smoke free collection. Shipping within 24 hours, tracking number and delivery Confirmation.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. 0486600068 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . New.

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Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. 0486600068 *LIKE NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . Fine.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications, 1950-06-01. Paperback. Like New. Softcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Light wear. Minor creasing.

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De Re Metallica

Georgius Agricola

Dover Publications, 1950-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Good text, solid binding, presentation label inside cover. Missing dust jacket.

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De Re Metallica (Dover Earth Science)

Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications, 1950-06-01. Paperback. Acceptable. Exterior shows wear on edges & corners, inside appears clean & unmarked. Ships daily from the sunshine state!

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De Re Metallica

Georgius Agricola; Translated By Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover

U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1950 Light wear. Heavy to ship.. Paperback. Good..

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Agricola, Georgius

Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. 0486600068 Item in acceptable condition including possible liquid damage. As well, answers may be filled in. Lastly, may be missing components, e.g. missing DVDs, CDs, Access Code, etc. . Fair. 1950.

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De Re Metallica

Georgius Agricola

Dover Publications, 1950-06-01. Paperback. Good.

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