Item of the Month

The Miner’s Guide or Complete Miner. This contains the Articles and Customs of the High Peak and Wapentake of Wirksworth, Derbyshire. It is selected, arranged and printed (verbatim), from the works of Hardy and Houghton to which is added; A New Article and a copy of the Inquisition taken at Ashburn, Derbyshire, in the 16th year of the Reign of King Edward the 1st, as examined with the original in the Bundles of the Exchequer.

There are also two engravings, with an illustration on the art of levelling, for the more effectually bringing up Soughs, Draining Mines & co, and a poem by Edward Manlove.