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Title:
Georgii Agricolae De re metallica libri XII : qvibus officia, instrumenta, machinæ, ac omnia denique ad metallicam spectantia, non modo luculentissimè describuntur, sed & per effigies, suis locis insertas, adiunctis latinis, germanicisq́[ue] appellationibus ita ob oculos ponuntur, ut clarius tradi non possint. Eivsdem De animantibvs svbterraneis liber, ab autore recognitus: cum indicibus diuersis, quicquid in opere tractatum est, pulchrè demonstrantibus
Author:
Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
De re metallica
Publication Information:
Basileae : [apvd Hieron. Frobenivm et Nicolavm Episcopivm], M.D.LVI [1556], Mense Martio.
Physical Description:
5 leaves, 538 (that is 502) pages, 37 leaves : illustrations, plates, diagrams ; 33 x 22 cm
General Note:
Milestones of Science.

Rare Book Room copy 2 gift of Evelyn Chandler Hillman, Jan. 1931.
Language:
Latin
Local Note:
Rare Book Room copy 2 half-bound in smooth brown calf with brown mottled paper, with red levant label on spine; front free endpaper bears signature, "Reuss," and note in blue grease pencil, "W. H. Chandler with the author's compliments, Basileae, 1556."

Rare Book Room copy 2: Ex libris: Joseph Cobres.
Format :
Book