De Re Metallica [English Translation]

PDF-file by Georgius Agricola

De Re Metallica [English Translation] PDF ebook download Written by Georgius Agricola, the "father of mineralogy", in 1556, this book is the seminal work on the science of mining, refining, and smelting metals. It remained unsurpassed in depth and detail for hundreds of years after its publication. Agricola's studies took place in a town so renowned for its silver mines that its name became the root word for the term "dollar".

In addition to a translation into English, this edition adds extensive footnotes describing the sources and references used by Agricola and providing commentary on the original text and historical changes since the initial publication.

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