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 ... the second teacheth the art of dialling and levelling grooves ...
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[s.n.] , London
Lead mines and mining -- England -- Law and legislation, Mining engineering -- Early works to
Other titlesThe compleat miner
Statementby Thomas Houghton
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 107:16
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8], 105, [7] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15026315M

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With an explanation of the miners terms of art (E.D.S. )   In Derbyshire, England, 13 th – 20 th centuries, a unit of capacity used for lead ore, since about cubic inches.

A document of says the miner's measure is 14 Winchester pints. Taking each pint at about cubic inches makes the dish about cubic inches. In a bronze prototype, called the Wirksworth Dish, was made, probably in the form of measures already used by Barba (Albaro Alonso) [A Collection of Scarce and Valuable Treatises upon Metals, Minerals and viz.

Of all Manner of Mines and Minerals, from the Gold to the Coal; Houghton (Thomas), Rara Avis in Terris: or the Compleat Miner.,two books in one; advert leaf to rear, contemporary calf (worn) Barba (Albaro Alonso) [A   The Book of Days: a Miscellany of popular.

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/  Web view. eighteenth century when Houghton's Rara Avis in Terris the Compleat Miner, was printed in Derby by Samuel Hodgkinson in (B) English books were again produced in Paris, Amsterdam and other towns on the continent. The most expensive process in book production was the binding, often   C The Compleat mineral laws of Derbyshire C the miners’ guide; or, Compleat miner C The miner’s guide; or, Complete miner C The laws and customs of the mines within the wapentake of Wirksworth, C Rara avis in terris; or, The compleat miner C Derbyshire lead miners’ dish C Derbyshire lead mining through the Full text of "The extralateral right, shall it be abolished?" See other formats View realised houghton auction prices from auction lots Palau ], 12mo, Printed for J.

Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London Bridge, ⁂ The second part is 'Rara avis in terris: or the compleat miner' by Thomas Houghton. More details two internal paper labels, expanded 26cm long In Michael A Crawforth's book, 'English Thomas Houghton’s Rara Avis in Terris: or the Compleat Miner () where it was quoted as a term natural to the Wapentakes of Wirksworth (Der.).

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