Signed book: De Re Metallica. London: The Mining Magazine, 1912. Custom-rebound hardcover, 9.25 x 13.75, 640 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in ink, "To Alfred Merton, Esq., With Compliments, H. C. Hoover." In very good to fine condition, with toning and foxing to the signed page. An impressively large volume containing Hoover's early translation of this classic 1556 text on mining.
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