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Author Houghton, Thomas, Gent.

Title Rara avis in terris, or, The compleat miner : in two books : the first containing, the liberties, laws and customs of the lead-mines, within the wapentake of Wirksworth in Derbyshire, in fifty nine articles, being all that ever was made : the second teacheth, the art of dialling and levelling grooves, a thing greatly desired by all miners, being a subject never written on before by any, with an explanation of the Miners Terms of Art used in this book. Vnius labor, multorum laborum allevat / by Thomas Houghton.

Published London : Printed for William Cooper at the Pelican in Little Britain, 1681.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/BX  622 HOUG    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 8 unnumbered pages, 105 pages, 15 unnumbered pages ; 15 cm (twelvemo)
Notes Signatures : A-E¹²F⁵.
Reissue of the sheets of the first edition, 1681, with a new title-page and the addition of the Miners Terms (sig. F⁵).
ESTC R3824.
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) H2934.
Subject Mine safety -- Law and legislation.
Variant Title Compleat miner.
Local series Vallance collection
Local author Cooper, William, fl.1668-1688. Publisher.