Georgius Agricola De re metallica

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Dover Publications, 1950 - 638 pages

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User Review  - nemontemi99 - LibraryThing

I agree with the description in hsifeng's review, but the book in my opinion is far from "dry". It starts with an amazing account by Agricola of why mining is a virtuous activity, one he explcitly ... Read full review

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REENACTORS VIEW: 1556 (translated from the original Latin) 638 pages: Everything you've ever wanted to know about the making of metals in our period. From finding the correct ore to smelting and ... Read full review

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