Scarce folio from this a classic 16th Century work on technology
|Title of artwork:||Brushes, Bellows|
|Condition:||Overall in good condition|
|Sold with frame:||No|
Superb hand coloured Woodcuts to recto and verso of one leaf.
From the Latin edition of „Vom Bergkwerck“ (Latin: De Re Metallica) published in 1580.
Leaf size: 19.7 x 32 cm
Georgius Agricola (24 March 1494 – 21 November 1555) was a German scholar and scientist. Known as "the father of mineralogy", he was born atGlauchau in Saxony. His real name was Georg Pawer; Agricola is the Latinised version of his name, Pawer (Bauer) meaning "farmer". He is best known for his book De Re Metallica.
De re metallica (Latin for On the Nature of Metals (Minerals)) is a book cataloguing the state of the art of mining, refining, and smelting metals, published in 1556. The author was Georg Bauer, whose pen name was the Latinized Georgius Agricola. The book remained the authoritative text on mining for 180 years after its publication.
Condition: A fine leaf with wide margins. Minor age spotting and age toning to leaf.
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very well !!! All is O.K. IT SEEMS TO ME THAT HE IS A VERY SERIOUS PERSON , AND I HOPE TO HAVE WITH HIM MANY OTHERS FINE CULTURAL RELATIO. THANK YOU
Excellent packaging, very fast delivery. Thank you so much!
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Ik heb de verkoper aangegeven dat in de beschrijving de gegevens van het formaat niet juist waren. Men vermeldde 'Folio' en 33,5 x 22,8 cm. Het werkelijke formaat was 11,2 x 7,2 cm.
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