Georgius agricola, german scholar and scientist known as the father of mineralogy. Before entering public service, herbert hoover was a successful and wealthy mining engineer. The work covers the mining industry and everything related to it and ranks as one of the great scientific works of the renaissance. Tudo aqui gira ao redor da literatura, seja ela nacional ou estrangeira. The book remained the authoritative text on mining for 180 years after its publication. Biringuccio was essentially a metalworker, and his book dealt with smelting, refining, and assay methods methods for determining the metal content of ores and covered metal casting, molding, core making, and the production of such commodities as cannons and castiron cannonballs. This was written in the middle of the 16th century. This book on mining and metals has beautiful woodcut illustrations. Translated from the first latin edition of 1556 with bio. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with optical recognition software. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Dec 07, 2014 2014 reprint of original 1950 edition. O livro continuou sendo o texto autoridade sobre a.
W stommel gift 1994 a complete and unchanged reprint of the translation published by the mining magazine, london, in 1912. Part i in 1556, the final work of the town doctor of chemnitz, a town in saxony, was published posthumously in basel in an edition lavishly illustrated with more than 200 excellent woodcuts. Mar 20, 2020 georgius agricola, german scholar and scientist known as the father of mineralogy. Georg agricola oder georgius agricola, latinisiert aus georg bauer 24. They includ they includ ed facsimiles of the approximately one hundred woodcuts, making a very attractive volume of. The book remained the authoritative text on mining for 180 years after. And it should be added that agricola vehemently rejected slavery, endorsed social plans for the poor, and stated that mines should be operated in a 5day workweek with 3 shifts of 8 hours each per day. One of the greatest of these was georgius agricola. Ex libris royal college of physicians of edinburgh. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. Bauer agricola had died the previous year, and had in fact completed writing the work several years before that. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Alguns sites pedem doacoes aos seus usuarios, mas nos nao curtimos muito essa ideia. The author was georg bauer, whose pen name was the latinized georgius agricola.193 1391 1185 996 809 20 9 451 1385 1169 1506 1468 1328 138 1416 1584 1272 881 1351 2 531 1002 1223 1586 129 1166 765 1317 1406 1334 1389 347 1141 1393 665 1098 1239 107