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De Re Metallica
Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 by Herbert Clark Hoover; With Biographical Introduction, Annotations, and Appendices... by Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover. Approximately 300 illustrations reproduced from the woodcuts in the Latin edition. Autographed inscription by Herbert Hoover on note paper mounted on front free endpaper. [xxxi], 637 pp (partially uncut). (33.8 x 21 cm). Quarter vellum, cream colored cloth, lettered in black on backstrip. Light wear (tear in fly leaf), very good copy in custom designed clamshell case. With hand calligraphed bookplate, dated February 6, 1986, Stanford University, commerating the gift of this copy of the volume "In honor of Ida and Cecil Green on the occasion of their sixtieth wedding anniversary" and signed by the three donors.
      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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