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.

Title: 
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.
Author/Artist: 
Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555.
Publisher: 
London, The Mining magazine, 1912.
Description: 
2 p. l., xxxi, [1], 640 p., 1 l. illus., fold pl. 35 cm.
Other Authors: 
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944.
Bib ID: 
24020
Variant Title: 
De re metallica
Notes: 
Inscribed by both translators to Jerome Strauss.
Images of 4 plates on glass furnaces Displayed in the exhibition titled "The Science of Glassmaking : 8 Centuries of a Magical Art", held at the Rakow Research Library, June 27, 2008-January 4, 2009.
"Bibliographical notes": p. 599-615.
With reproduction of 1556 t.-p. and "Laudation".