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De re metalica

B. Perez de Vargas

De re metalica

by B. Perez de Vargas

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Published by P. Cosin .
Written in English


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Statement[by] B. Perez de Vargas.
SeriesLandmarks of science
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Open LibraryOL21445048M

Georgius Agricola, the Latinized scholarly nom de plume of Georg Bauer, was the foremost Renaissance scholar of metallurgy and in , he received a classical education at the universities of Germany and Italy, graduating from Leipzig in He died in , the year before the publication of his woodcut-illustrated masterwork, De re metallica/5. Georgius Agricola de Re Metallica, Tr. from the 1st Latin Ed. of , with Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices Upon the Development (Hardback or Cased Book.

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).   Read "De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola available from Rakuten Kobo. Originally published in , Agricola's De ReM etallica was the first book Brand: Dover Publications.

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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 De re metalica book 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 therefore the first book to offer detailed technical drawings to illustrate the various specialized techniques of the many branches of mining, and the 5/5(6).

De Re Metallica book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the most important scientific classics of all time, this /5. The original edition of De Re Metallica (On De re metalica book Nature of Metals, or Minerals) by Georg Bauer, writing under the Latinized pen name Georgius Agricola, was published in Germany in Bauer/Agricola had died the previous year, and had in fact completed writing the work several years before that.

Publication was delayed, however, until the illustrations that supplement and ornament the work were completed. DE RE METALLICA. Agricola seems to have been engaged in the preparation of De Re Metallica for a period of over twenty years, for we first hear of the book in a letter from Petrus Plateanus, a schoolmaster at Joachimsthal, to the great humanist, Erasmus, in September,   De re metallica Item Preview remove-circle This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. 11, Views. The Uses of Metal in the Middle Ages. Author: Robert Odell Bork,Scott Bradford Montgomery,Carol Neuman De Vegvar,Steven Walton,Ellen Shortell; Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» De Re Metallica brings together a wide variety of perspectives on metal use in the Middle Ages, a topic that has received less.

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.

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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 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 4/5(3).

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 culture.

Because of its strength, beauty, and prestige, metal figured prominently in many medieval contexts, from the military and utilitarian to the architectural and liturgical. De Re Metallica - Ebook written by Georgius Agricola.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read De Re Metallica/5(3).

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 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 Author: Georgius Agricola.

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(4).

De re metallica (Latijn voor Over mijnbouw) is een boek dat een volledige en systematische verhandeling geeft over mijnbouw, metallurgie en het smelten van metalen, gepubliceerd in De auteur van dit werk was Georg Bauer, wiens naam gelatiniseerd werd tot Georgius boek bleef tot zo'n jaar na de publicatie de meest gezaghebbende tekst over (s): Georg Agricola.

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 culture.

Because of its strength, beauty, and prestige, metal figured prominently in many medieval contexts, from the military and utilitarian to the architectural and liturgical.5/5(1). “ONE OF THE FIRST TECHNOLOGICAL BOOKS OF MODERN TIMES”: FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF AGRICOLA’S DE RE METALLICA, ANNOTATED BY HERBERT HOOVER (HOOVER, Herbert and HOOVER, Lou Henry) AGRICOLA, Georgius.

De Re Metallica. Translated from the First Latin Edition of London: Mining Magazine, De Re Metallica. London: The Mining Magazine, 1st English edition. Hardcover. Inscribed on front flyleaf by Hoover: "To the Lewis's from the Hoovers".

Hoover was named Secretary of Commerce by President Harding, and Ernest I. Lewis was appointed to the. 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.

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(42).

In metallurgy: After German Georgius Agricola, was entitled De re uccio was essentially a metalworker, and his book dealt with smelting, refining, and assay methods (methods for determining the metal content of ores) and covered metal casting, molding, core making, and the production of such commodities as cannons and cast-iron cannonballs.De re metallica consists of a preface and twelve chapters, or books.

It opens with "a dedication to his patrons, the Dukes Maurice and August of Saxony, and with a four-page eulogy in Latin verse by his life-long friend Georg Fabricius () who kept Agricola's.

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 .