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MARKHAM, Gervase (1568?--1637)
[Farewell to husbandry]
Markhams farewell to hvsbandry or, the enriching of all sorts of barren and sterile grounds in our kingdome, to be as fruitfull in all manner of graine, pulse, and grasse, as the best grounds whatsoeuer: together with the annoyances, and preseruation of all graine and seede, from one yeare to many yeares. As also a husbandly computation of men and cattels dayly labours, their expeneces [sic], charges, and vtmost profits, now newly the third time, reuised, corrected, and amended together with many new additions, and cheape experiments: for the bettering of arable pasture, and wooddy grounds: of making good all grounds againe, spoyled with ouerflowing of salt water by sea-breaches, as also the inriching of the hop-garden, and many other things neuer published before.
London: printed by Nicholas Okes for Iohn Harison, 1631.
[12], 28, 19--158 p.: wdcut illus. ; 18.5 cm. (4º)

First published 1620. Also issued as part 5 of Markham's A way to get wealth, 1631. Woodcut device with motto 'Dvm Spero Fero' and initials 'IH' on title-page. A variant has the imprint reading 'Hrison'. ESTC s112113.

Copy Notes Bound (2) with The inrichment of the Weald of Kent, 1631 (q.v.).

Binding C18th(?) quarter sheep, marbled-paper boards, black morocco spine-label, marbled-paper pastedowns.

Reference Number 4675


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