Georgius Agricola De re metallica, tr. from the 1st Latin ed. 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, by Herbert Clark Hoover ... and Lou Henry Hoover ...
|Main Author:||Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555.|
|Other Authors:||Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964., Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944., Cook, George Rea, , Elsey, George M., 1918-,|
|Language(s):||English ; Latin|
London, The Mining magazine, 1912.
> Early works to 1800.
Mineral industries > Early works to 1800.
Paleontology > Early works to 1800.
Zoology > Pre-Linnean works.
With reproduction of original t.p.
In full vellum, with spine printed in black.
Ex copy 1 is signed by translators; letter to George R. Cook, 3rd on White House stationery and signed by Theodore G. Joslin, secretary to President Herbert Hoover, is laid in.
Presentation copy to George Elsey, Class of 1939, with inscription by translators.
2 p. leaves, xxxi, 640 p., 1 leaf
illus., fold., pl.
|Original Classification Number:||TN617 .A4|
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