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THE INRICHMENT OF THE WEALD OF KENT ...
[The inrichment of the Weald of Kent]
The inrichment of the VVeald of Kent: or, a direction to the husband-man, for the true ordering, manuring, and inriching of all the grounds within the wealds of Kent and Sussex, and may generally serue for all the grounds in England, of that nature: as, 1. Shewing the nature of all wealdish grounds, comparing it with the soyle of the shires at large. 2. Declaring what the marle is, and the seuerall sorts thereof, and where it is vsually found. 3. The profitable vse of marle, and other rich manurings, as well in each sort of arable land, as also for the increase of corne and pasture through the kingdome. Painfully gathered for the good of this iland, by a man of great eminence and worth, but reuised, inlarged, and corrected with the consent and by conference with the first author. By Geruase Markham.
London: printed by Nicholas Okes for Iohn Harison, 1631.
[4], 24 p. ; 18.5 cm. (4º)

Anonymous. Sometimes attributed to Gervase Markham, but probably only edited by him. First published in 1625. Also issued as part IV of Markham's A way to get wealth, 1631. Woodcut device with motto 'Dvm Spero Fero' and initials 'IH' on title-page. ESTC s121251.

Copy Notes Bound (1) with Markham's Farewell to husbandry, 1631 (q.v.).

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

Reference Number 4674


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