A vvay to get vvealth by approued rules of practice in good husbandry and huswiferie. Containing the foure principall offices which support and maintaine a familie. As I. The husbanding and inriching of all sorts of ground, [...] Also the preseruation of graine, and a computation of men and cattels labors. [...] II. The ordering and curing, with the natures, breeding, vse, & feeding of all sorts of cattell and fowle, fit for the vse of man: as also the riding and dieting of horses, either for warre or pleasure. III. The office of the English housewife [...] IIII. The office of planting and grafting, [...] The first three bookes gathered by G.M. The last by Mr. William Lawson, for the benefit of the empire of Great Britain. And all these newly corrected and augmented by the authors.
Printed at London :
For Roger Iackson, and are to bee sold at his shop neere Fleetstreete Conduit,
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|Item Description:||G. M. = Gervase Markham.|
A reissue, with a general title page, of: Markham, Gervase. Markham's farwell to husbandry (STC 17373); Markham, Gervase. Cheap and good husbandry (STC 17338); Markham, Gervase. Country contentments, or The English huswife (STC 17343); Lawson, William. A new orchard and garden (STC 15330).
In this edition general title page line 4 ends: Huswiferie--STC.
Identified as STC 17396a on UMI microfilm.
Imperfect; part 1 only.
Reproduction of the original in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
|Physical Description:||, 160+ p. : ill.|