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Herbert Clark Hoover
United States,Dated 1912
Antiquarian book copy of Georgius Agricola De Re Metallica translated from the first Latin edition of 1556 by Herbert Clark Hoover, published by The Mining Magazine, 1912. Bound with paper covers and leather spine. Signed by Herbert Clark Hoover in ink on frontispiece.
Ink signature on frontispiece.
From a Boston, Massachusetts gentleman.
13 3/4" x 9 1/4" x 2 3/4",


Both covers separated, wear and loss to covers at corners, wear and loss to spine, toning to page edges, please refer to photographs.

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1912 Herbert Hoover Trans Agricola De Re Metallica

Estimate $100 - $200Jun 23, 2018
Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts