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Author: Sturtevant, Simon.
Title: Metallica. Or The treatise of metallica. Briefly comprehending the doctrine of diuerse new metallicall inuentions, but especially, how to neale, melt, and worke all kinde of mettle-oares, irons and steeles with sea-coale, pit-coale, earth-coale and brush-fewell. Also a transcript of his Maiesties letters pattents of priuiledge, granted vnto Simon Sturteuant for the said metallicall businesses, for one and thirty yeares. Published in print before the last day of this present Easter terme, as the said Simon Sturteuant was by his Highnesse inioyned.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Metallica. Or The treatise of metallica. Briefly comprehending the doctrine of diuerse new metallicall inuentions, but especially, how to neale, melt, and worke all kinde of mettle-oares, irons and steeles with sea-coale, pit-coale, earth-coale and brush-fewell. Also a transcript of his Maiesties letters pattents of priuiledge, granted vnto Simon Sturteuant for the said metallicall businesses, for one and thirty yeares. Published in print before the last day of this present Easter terme, as the said Simon Sturteuant was by his Highnesse inioyned.
Sturtevant, Simon.

Imprinted at London: By George Eld. Cum priuilegio, Anno. 1612. May. 22.
Alternate titles: Metallica Treatise of metallica.
Notes:
England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I) Miscellaneous documents, 1612 Feb. 29.
The letter patent is dated on B3r: the xxix. day of February, in the yeares of the reigne of our soueraigne lord Iames .. the ninth, & of Scotland the xlv.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Some pages stained.
Subject terms:
Metallurgy -- Early works to 1800.
Inventions -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A13118.0001.001

Contents
title page
The Preface to the Reader.
A Calculation shewing how the Mettle Inuention or Art, which maketh all kinde of Mettles or Metalique substance, with Pit-coale or Sea-coale, will bee worth per annum. 330. thousand pounds, immediatly after the two first yeares, which are the allotted times for Tryalls and Conformities, without any charges, (except the charges of Tryalls) to the Pat∣tentees, Partners, Assistants, and Dealers.
To the Reader, concerning the Errata.
Errata.
Metallica.
CAPVT. 1. The Transcript of his Maiesties Indenture.
royal blazon
letter patent
The Docquet to the Pattent.
witnesses
witness
witness
witness
The Manuscript Treatise of Metallica. CAPVT. 2.
SECT. 1. Metallica, the generall of all Metallicall Arts.
SECT. 2. Metallica proprié dicta.
SECT. 3. Metallicall Instruments.
SECT. 4. Pressoria.
SECT. 5. Terrica.
SECT. 6. Hydrelica.
SECT. 7. Hydrometallica.
SECT. 8. Hydropressoria.
SECT. 9. Hydroterrica.
SECT. 10. Metall-organica.
CAP. 3. Heuretica defined and deuided into his reall and Tecknick parts.
CAP. 4. Another partition of Heuretica and an Inuention Mecha∣nick defined.
CAP. 5. Transient instrumentall meanes.
CAPVT. 6. Permanent Instruments and meanes.
CAP. 7. Instruments and meanes procured and meerely opperatiue, monies and charges of a businesse.
CAPVT. 8. Inuentions intermixtand pure moddle, Protoplast and grand Mechanick defined.
CAP. 9. Innentions Heterocresious and Homocresious, primatiue, and deriuatiue, defined.
CAP. 10. Inuentions organicall and emporeuticall: The parts and adiuncts: The Theoricke and Prac∣ticke of an Inuention Organicall.
CAP. 11. An Inuention triable and vntriable conforma∣ble and inconformable, Royall and Coppy-hold.
CAP. 12. Cannons or rules seruing to iudge of the good∣nesse of a deriuatine Inuention Emporeuticall.
CAP. 13. Metallicall Instruments defined with their seuerall kindes. Lenicks, Presse-wares and mouldes described.
Rude-ware.
Pollisht-ware.
CAPVT. 14. The Pressmould: and the Plegnick Instruments defined.
CAP. 15. Caminicke instruments, as fewels, liquours and furnaces defined.