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A Collection of Scarce and Valuable Treatises Upon Metals, Mines, and Minerals [electronic resource]: Containing, I. Curious Observations on Mines and the Several Minerals Produced; With Plain Directions and Rules for Finding Them in All Countries. II. The Art of Melting, Refining and Assaying All Sorts of Metals, Whereby Any Person at a Small Charge May Try the Value of Such Oars as Shall Be Found, Either by Rule or Accid En. With Instructions for Sorting of Oar. III. Real Experiments, to Try Whether Any Piece Offer'd for Gold Be True or Counterfeit, What Colour Any Berry, Leaf, Flower, Stalk, Root, Fruit, Seed, Bark or Wood Will Give. With an Infallible Method of Preparing Colours, Which Shall Neither Stain nor Fade Like Ordinary Colours. IV. The Common Way of Refining Silver by Quicksilver. With Some New Rules Added for the Better Performance. V. An Invaluable Discovery of All Sorts of Mines From Gold to Coal. Also, the Compleat Miner, With the Liberties, Laws and Customs of the Lead Mines Within the Wapentake of Wirksworth in Derbyshire, in Fifty Nine Articles, Being All That Were Ever Made. VI. The Art of Dyalling, or Levelling Grooves, Greatly Desired by All Miners: Being a Subject Never Wrote on Before, With an Explanation of the Miners Terms of Art, and Several Other Curious Particulars. 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, Sounded on Many Years Experience

Barba, Alvaro Alonso
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for J. Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, [1740]
Edition
The second edition
Language
English
Uniform Title
Arte de los Metales English
Description
[16], 319, [1] p., plate ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • Pp.1-193 comprise a translation by the Earl of Sandwich of Barba's 'Arte de los metales', pp.194-241 an edition of Gabriel Plattes's 'Discovery of subterraneall treasure', here printed as a continuation of Barba's work, and pp.[243]-319 'Rara avis in terris: or the compleat miner' by Thomas Houghton, with separate titlepage; the register is continuous throughout.
  • Braces in imprint.
  • Price from imprint: Price bd 3 s.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T131647.
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