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Agricola, Georgius (1621)



Agricola, georgius (1621)

Agricola, Georgius (1621)

Georgii Agricolae | Kempnicensis, Medici ac | Philosophi Clariss. | De Re Metallica | Libri XII. | Quibus Officia, Instrumen- | ta, Machinæ Ac Omnia Denique Ad Me- | tallicam Spectantia, Non Modo Luculentissi- | mè describuntur; sed & per effigies, suis locis infertas, adjunctis La- | tinis, Germanicisq; appelationibus, ita ob oculos po- | nuntur, ut clariùs tradi non possint. | Ejusdem, | De Animantibus Subterraneis | Liber, ab Autore recognitus. | Cum Indicibus diversis, quicquid in Opere tra- | ctatum est, pulchrè dem onstrantibus. | [vignette] | Basileæ Helvet. | Sumptibus item´que typis chalcographicis Ludovici Regis. | [rule] | Anno MDCXXI.

Collation: 2°: a6 a-z6 A-Z6 Aa6; [10] [1] 2-538 (i.e. 502) [60] p.; pages 79, 501, 502 misnumbered; in this copy a6 (blank) and Aa6 (recto: errata, verso: Frobens device) are missing

Plates: 2 woodcut plates (folding) and 290 woodcuts in text (67 full page)

Page size: 198 x 312 mm

Binding: recent full calf over boards, red leather title label, blindstamped on back and front covers

Provenance: ex library Buchhold-Keller G.m.b.h., Maschinenfabrik, Eisengieserei, Wiesbaden (label on back fly-leaf)

Other editions: Latin: 1556, 1561, 1657; 1557, 1580; German: 1621; Italian: 1563

References: Schuh 57; Hoover 19

Collection: private collection

Agricola, Georgius (1621)

Agricola, Georgius (1621)