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De Re Metallica

The Use Of Metal In The Middle Ages (Avista Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art)
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Ashgate Publishing
Iron, steel & metals industries, World history: c 500 to C 1500, History: World, Technology & Industrial Arts, Metallurgy, Medieval, Great Britain, History, Metal
ContributionsRobert Odell Bork (Editor), Scott Montgomery (Editor), Carol Neuman De Vegvar (Editor), Ellen Shortell (Editor), Steven Walton (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7991129M
ISBN 100754650480
ISBN 139780754650485

De Re Metallica was a comprehensive treatise on the state of the art at the time of mining, refining, and smelting metals. Illustrated with finely crafted woodcut illustrations, it was one of the most beautifully illustrated books produced in the first century of printing, and immediately became one of the landmarks of early scientific and technical printing as well/5(13).

Originally published inAgricola's "De Re Metallica" was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation--what today we would call the "scientific method." It was De Re Metallica book the first book to offer detailed technical drawings to illustrate the various specialized techniques of the many branches of mining, and the first to provide a realistic history of mining from antiquity to 5/5(3).

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Illustrated with finely crafted woodcut illustrations, it was one of the most beautifully illustrated books produced in the first century of printing, and immediately became one of the landmarks of De Re Metallica book scientific and /5(41). First published in Latin inDe Re Metallica “embraces everything connected with the mining industry and metallurgical processes Some of the most important sections are those on mechanical engineering and the use of water-power, hauling, pumps, ventilation, blowing of furnaces, [and] transport of ores Agricola also made an important contribution to physical geology.

This New Edition of DE RE METALLICA is a complete and unchanged reprint of the translation published by The Mining Magazine, London, in It has been made available through the kind permission of Honorable Herbert C.

Hoover and Mr. Edgar Rickard, Author and Publisher, respectively, of the original volume. De Re Metallica was originally published in Latin in It was first translated into English by Herbert Hoover (future President) and his wife, Lou Henry Hoover. An. of DE RE METALLICA is a complete and unchanged reprint of the transla- tion published by The Mining Magazine, London, in It has been made avail- able through the kind permission of Honor- able Herbert C.

Hoover and Mr. Edgar Rickard, Author and Publisher, respec- tively, of the original volume. PRINTED IS THE IJNI'IIFID STATES OF AMERICAFile Size: 1MB. De Re Metallica brings together a wide variety of perspectives on metal use in the Middle Ages, a topic that has received less systematic scholarly attention than it deserves, given its central importance for medieval by: 9.

De Re Metallica. This book helps give perspective on the development of industry. It is focused thru a translation, German/Latin/English, done a former US president and his wife, who are from an earlier phase of our country's life. It has helped me deal with the rapid changes with which we are dealing now/5(3).

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Originally published inAgricola's De ReM etallica was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation — what today would be called the "scientific approach." It was 4/5(3). The original edition of De Re Metallica (On the Nature of Metals, or Minerals) by Georg Bauer, writing under the Latinized pen name Georgius Agricola, was published in Germany in   De Re Metallica was a comprehensive treatise on the state of the art at the time of mining, refining, and smelting metals.

Illustrated with finely crafted woodcut illustrations, it was one of the most beautifully illustrated books produced in the first century of printing, and immediately became one of the landmarks of early scientific and technical printing as well/5(4).

Originally published inAgricola's De ReM etallica was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation — what today would be called the "scientific approach." It was therefore the first book to offer detailed technical drawings to illustrate the various specialized techniques of the many branches of mining, and the first to provide a realistic history of mining from antiquity to the mid.

One of the most important scientific classics of all time, this work on mining was the first based on field research and observation and the methods of modern science.

authentic Renaissance woodcuts. Translated by Herbert Hoover. Reprint of English () edition.4/5(3). Bermannus was a prelude, was De re metallica, published posthumously in In it, among other things, Agricola surveys historical and Classical allusions to metals and assesses the content and distribution of metal mines in antiquity.

He treats the pattern of ownership and the system of law governing Saxon mines. De Re Metallica by Georgius Agricola available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. One of the most important scientific classics, and first to offer detailed technical drawings Author: Georgius Agricola.

Georgius Agricola De Re Metallica; translated from the First Latin Edition of with biographical intro.,annotations, and appendices upon the development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy & Mining Law from the earliest times to the 16th century.

Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover. “ONE OF THE FIRST TECHNOLOGICAL BOOKS OF MODERN TIMES”: FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF AGRICOLA’S DE RE METALLICA, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY TRANSLATOR HERBERT HOOVER (HOOVER, Herbert) AGRICOLA, Georgius.

De Re Metallica. Translated from the First Latin Edition of London: Mining Magazine,   De Re Metallica by George Agricole (pen name) A 16th century text on mining and processing of ores. De Re Metallica (The 16th century book on. Originally published inAgricola's De ReM etallica was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation — what today would be called the "scientific approach." It was /5(3).

This book is one of the most important and greatest scientific classics. "De Re Metallica" contains more than perfect illustrations, and most of them are full page.

The book was published in by Georgius Agricola. Basically all the shown equipment was current until few decades ago.5/5(42). Georgius Agricola, the Latinized scholarly nom de plume of Georg Bauer, was the foremost Renaissance scholar of metallurgy and inhe received a classical education at the universities of Germany and Italy, graduating from Leipzig in He died inthe year before the publication of his woodcut-illustrated masterwork, De re metallica/5.

De Re Metallica was a comprehensive treatise on the state of the art at the time of mining, refining, and smelting metals. Illustrated with finely crafted woodcut illustrations, it was one of the most beautifully illustrated books produced in the first century of printing, and immediately became one of the landmarks of early scientific and /5(16).

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This new edition of "De Re Metallica" is a complete and unchanged reprint of the translation published by The Mining Magazine, London, in Includes index.

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De re metallica by Georg Agricola, Herbert Clark Hoover,Dover Publications edition, in English - [New ed.]Pages: Agricola's most famous work, the De re metallica libri xii was published the year after his death, in ; it was perhaps finished insince the dedication to the elector and his brother is dated to that year.

The delay is thought to be due to the book's many woodcuts. The work is a systematic, illustrated treatise on mining and extractive : Georg Pawer, 24 MarchGlauchau.