The Resource A Collection of scarce and valuable treatises upon metals, mines and minerals ... : being a translation from the learned Albaro Alonso Barba, Director of the mines at Potosi, in the Spanish West-Indies, and the observations of several ingenuous persons of our own country, founded on many years experience

A Collection of scarce and valuable treatises upon metals, mines and minerals ... : being a translation from the learned Albaro Alonso Barba, Director of the mines at Potosi, in the Spanish West-Indies, and the observations of several ingenuous persons of our own country, founded on many years experience

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A Collection of scarce and valuable treatises upon metals, mines and minerals ... : being a translation from the learned Albaro Alonso Barba, Director of the mines at Potosi, in the Spanish West-Indies, and the observations of several ingenuous persons of our own country, founded on many years experience
Title
A Collection of scarce and valuable treatises upon metals, mines and minerals ...
Title remainder
being a translation from the learned Albaro Alonso Barba, Director of the mines at Potosi, in the Spanish West-Indies, and the observations of several ingenuous persons of our own country, founded on many years experience
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Donor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
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Cataloging source
SMI
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • b. 1569
  • fl. 1638-1640
  • d. 1624
  • 1625-1672
  • b. 1897
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  • Barba, Alvaro Alonso
  • Plattes, Gabriel
  • Green, Thomas
  • Sandwich, Edward Montagu
  • Dibner, Bern
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Metallurgy
  • Metals
  • Mines and mineral resources
Label
A Collection of scarce and valuable treatises upon metals, mines and minerals ... : being a translation from the learned Albaro Alonso Barba, Director of the mines at Potosi, in the Spanish West-Indies, and the observations of several ingenuous persons of our own country, founded on many years experience
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Publication
Note
  • Barba's Arte de los metales translated by the Earl of Sandwich
  • Re-issue with new t.p. of: London : Printed by C. Jephson ... for Olive Payne ..., 1738
  • Plattes' Discovery of subterranean treasure has separate t.p. with imprint: London : Printed for Olive Payne ..., 1738; Houghton's (i.e., T. Green's) Rara avis in terris, or, The compleat miner (The second edition, corrected) has separate t.p. with imprint: London : [s.n.] , 1738
  • Signatures : pi1 'l3'2 chi2 2chi4(-2chi3) B-H12 l4 l12(-l1,2) K-N12; E5 missigned D5
  • Leaf pi1 is cancel t.p. with new publisher's advertisement on verso; the fold signed l3 is the centerfold from the first l gathering of the 1738 issue; unsigned fold = [A]3.4 and second unsigned gathering = ([A]5.2 ([A]5+[A]6-[A]1)
  • Advertisement concerning the present edition, p. 16, first section, signed O. Payne; Books printed for and sold by O. Payne: recto of first leaf l4; Books lately published, printed for and sol[d] by Olive Payne: final leaf
Control code
ocm14081221
Dimensions
18 cm. (12mo)
Extent
[16], 170, [6], 173-215, [5], 66, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
37876 h
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A Collection of scarce and valuable treatises upon metals, mines and minerals ... : being a translation from the learned Albaro Alonso Barba, Director of the mines at Potosi, in the Spanish West-Indies, and the observations of several ingenuous persons of our own country, founded on many years experience
Publication
Note
  • Barba's Arte de los metales translated by the Earl of Sandwich
  • Re-issue with new t.p. of: London : Printed by C. Jephson ... for Olive Payne ..., 1738
  • Plattes' Discovery of subterranean treasure has separate t.p. with imprint: London : Printed for Olive Payne ..., 1738; Houghton's (i.e., T. Green's) Rara avis in terris, or, The compleat miner (The second edition, corrected) has separate t.p. with imprint: London : [s.n.] , 1738
  • Signatures : pi1 'l3'2 chi2 2chi4(-2chi3) B-H12 l4 l12(-l1,2) K-N12; E5 missigned D5
  • Leaf pi1 is cancel t.p. with new publisher's advertisement on verso; the fold signed l3 is the centerfold from the first l gathering of the 1738 issue; unsigned fold = [A]3.4 and second unsigned gathering = ([A]5.2 ([A]5+[A]6-[A]1)
  • Advertisement concerning the present edition, p. 16, first section, signed O. Payne; Books printed for and sold by O. Payne: recto of first leaf l4; Books lately published, printed for and sol[d] by Olive Payne: final leaf
Control code
ocm14081221
Dimensions
18 cm. (12mo)
Extent
[16], 170, [6], 173-215, [5], 66, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
37876 h
Other physical details
ill.

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