De Re Metallica
Georgius Agricola
De Re Metallica Image Cover
Publisher:Dover Publications
Genre:Professional & Technical
Pages:638
ISBN:9780486600062"
Dewey:550
Format:Paperback
Release:1950
Summary: "One of the most important scientific classics of all time, this 1556 work on mining was the first based on field research and observation and the methods of modern science. 289 authentic Renaissance woodcuts. Translated by Herbert Hoover. Reprint of English (1912) edition".