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.

Houghton, Thomas, Gent

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  • A fragment; title page only.
  • Reproduction of original in the British Library.
  • Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) H2933
  • Early English books tract supplement interim guide Harl. 5921[246]
  • Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
  • Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1998. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books; Tract supplement ; E1:2[125b]).
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