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DE ORTU & CAUSIS SUBTERRANEORUM, LIB. V. De Natura Fossilium. Bermannus, Sive De Re Metallica Dialogus.

Agricola, Georg

Published by In Officina Frobeniana, Basel, 1558
Condition: Very Good
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Folio. (8),470,(42)pp. Index. With the blank leaf after page 470. Large Froben woodcut device on title and verso of final leaf. One full page woodcut illustration in the text. Large woodcut initials. Early vellum, spine lettered by hand, hinges a bit rubbed. A.e.g. Some occasional light soiling of text. Bookplate of R. G. Nicolaus. A wide margined copy. The second edition (the first is 1546) of what has been called "the first handbook of modern systematic mineralogy" (see Horblitt. ONE HUNDRED BOOKS FAMOUS IN SCIENCE, #2A). The second edition corrects the errors found in the first edition. MILESTONES OF SCIENCE, #3. Adams A346. Bookseller Inventory # 6797

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Publisher: In Officina Frobeniana, Basel

Publication Date: 1558

Binding: Vellum

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: Second edition.

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