Lot 1059Georgius Agricola - ‘Zwölf Bücher vom Berg-und Hüttenwesen’...

Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am



Georgius Agricola - ‘Zwölf Bücher vom Berg-und Hüttenwesen’ 1928 Book printed Berlin illustrated, bound in paper wrapped boards and leather spine Georgius Agricola wasa German Humanist scholar, mineralogist and metallurgist. Born in the small town of Glauchau, in the Electorate of Saxony of the Holy Roman Empire, he was broadly educated, but took a particular interest in the mining and refining of metals. He is well known for his pioneering work De re metallica libri XII, that was published in 1556, one year after his death.

Hammer Price: £120.00

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