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De Re Metallica [On the Nature of Metals] 46.00

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Agricola, Georgius; Hoover, Herbert Clark; Hoover, Lou Henry [transl.]

Catalogue No.: k4218


New York.: Dover Publications Inc.


Reprint; Published Date: 1950; First Published: 1556


B/w plates and illustrations within the text


280 x 180 mm (11 x 7 inches) - 638pp.


Black hardback cloth cover.


VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Spine sunned.

Heavy book extra shipping needed for overseas. In 1912 US President Herbert Clark Hoover and his wife completed an unabridged translation of the renowned treatise on technology, chemistry, engineering, geology and mining. De Re Metallica (originally published in 1556) was the first book on mining to be based on a scientific approach of field research and observation.

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De Re Metallica [On the Nature of Metals]