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.
Hundreds of engravings of mining, metallurgy, machines and devices, processes - unusual drop caps at chapter headings.
289 authentic Renaissance woodcuts. Translated by Herbert Hoover. Reprint of English (1912) edition.Illustrations:
289 original woodcutsAuthor:
172 mm x 274 mmFormat:
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