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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

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Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555
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
London: The Mining Magazine, 1912
4 unnumbered pages, xxxi, 1 unnumbered page, 640 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 35 cm

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Contents

[Cover]

[Title page] 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

[Dedication]

Translators' preface, pp. [i]-[iv]

[Introduction] Introduction, pp. [v]-[xviii]

[Reproduction of the original Latin title page], pp. [xix]-[xx]

[Reproduction of the original Latin laudation of Agricola by his friend Georgius Fabricius], pp. xxi-xxiv

To the most illustrious and most mighty dukes of Saxony, landgraves of Thuringia, margraves of Meissen, imperial overlords of Saxony, burgraves of Altenberg and Magdeburg, counts of Brena, lords of Pleissnerland, to Maurice grand marshall and elector of the Holy Roman Empire and to his brother Augustus, pp. [xxv]-xxxi ff.

Book I, pp. [1]-24

Book II, pp. [25]-42

Book III, pp. [43]-76

Book IV, pp. [77]-100

Book V, pp. [101]-148

Book VI, pp. [149]-218

Book VII, pp. [219]-[266]

Book VIII, pp. [267]-[352]

Book IX, pp. [353]-[438]

Book X, pp. [439]-490

Book XI, pp. [491]-544

Book XII, pp. [545]-592

Appendix A: Agricola's works, pp. [593]-606

Appendix B: ancient authors, pp. [607]-615

Appendix C: weights and measures, pp. [616]-[618]

General index, pp. [619]-630

Index to persons and authorities, pp. [631]-[638]

Index to illustrations, pp. 639-640 ff.

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