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Agricola, Georgius (1912) Hoover translation


Agricola 1912, Hoover translation

Agricola 1912 Hoover translation

Georgius Agricola | 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 | By | Herbert Clark Hoover | A. B. Stanford University, Member American Institute of Mining Engineers, | Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, Société des Ingénieurs | Civils de France, American Institute of Civil Engineers, | Fellow Royal Geographical Society, etc., etc. | And | Lou Henry Hoover | A. B. Stanford University, Member American Association for the | Advancement of Science, The National Geographical Society, | Royal Scottish Geographical Society, etc., etc. | [ornament] | Published for the Translators by | The Mining Magazine | Salisbury House, London, E.C. | 1912

Collation: 8°: [1]8-428 π3; [4] [1] ii-xxxi [1] [1] 2-640 [1] [1 blank] p.

Plates: numerous facsimile woodcuts in text

Page size: 210 x 340 mm

Binding: full vellum over boards, four raised spine bands, lettered in black on spine

Provenance: manuscript dedication from Herbert Hoover to O.D. Cameron

Other editions: reprint: 1950

References: Hoover 28

Collection: private collection

Links: online version, flip book

Agricola, 1912, Hoover translation
reproduction of the 1556 title page


manuscript dedication from Herbert Hoover to O.D. Cameron
manuscript dedication from Herbert Hoover to O.D. Cameron