By: Georgius Agricola, translated by Mark Chance Bandy and Jean A. Bandy
New York, New York, Geological Society of America: 1955
Edition: 1st Edition
Inscription: No Signature
Seller ID: 000252
Condition: Very Good
Translated from the 1546 first latin edition. Cloth cover shows minor wear and bumping to several corners, minor soiling. Pages slightly sunned but in very good condition. Previous owner's name stamped on front flyleaf. One of the earliest comprehensive treatises on the study of and uses of minerals and ore deposits. Agricola not only studied the early classic literature, but was in a position to visit many mines and mineral deposits, and therefore brought a new understanding as to how minerals formed and could be found. Much attention is also paid to the uses of minerals, what constituted v... View More...