A vvay to get vvealth:
containing six principal vocations, or callings, in which every good husband or house-wife may lawfully imploy themselves. As, I. The natures, ordering, curing, breeding, choice, use and feeding of all sorts of cattel and fowl, fit for the service of man: as also the riding and dieting of horses, ... II. The knowledge, use, and laudable practice of all the recreations meet for a gentleman. III. The office of a house-wife, ... IV. The inrichment of the weald in Kent. V. The husbanding and inriching of all sorts of barren grounds, ... VI. The making of orchards, planting and graffing [sic], the office of gardening, and the ornaments, with the best husbanding of bees. The first five books gathered by G.M. The last by Master W.L. for the benefit of Great-Brittain.
|Main Creator:||Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637|
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London : printed for A. and J. Churchill, at the Black-Swan in Pater-Noster-Row, 1695.
|Edition:||The fifteenth time corrected and augmented by the author.|
G.M. = Gervase Markham; W.L. = William Lawson.
A collection of reissues with a general title page. Includes: Markham, Gervase. Cheap and good husbandry, for the well-ordering of all beasts and fowls, and for the general cure of their diseases, 14th ed., 1683; Country contentments, 11th ed., 1683; The English house-wife, 1683; The inrichment of the weald of Kent, 1683; Markham's farewel to husbandry, 1684; Lawson, William. A new orchard & garden, 1683; The country house-wives garden, 1684. Each has a separate dated title page; all but the last two have separate pagination.
Quire 3A mis-signed as 2A.
Physical description: , 146, , 92, , 104, 97-188, , 19, , 126, , 102 p. : ill. ; 4⁰.
Citations/References: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), M683
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