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Country contentments: or, The husbandmans recreations. : Contayning the wholesome experiences in which any man ought to recreate himself after the toyle of more serious business. As namely hunting, hawking, coursing with greyhounds, and the lawes of the lease, shooting in longbow or crossbow, bowling, tennis, baloone. The whole art of angling and the use of the fighting cock. / By G.M.

  • Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637
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London : Printed by W. Wilson for E. Brewster, and George Sawbridge, at the Bible on Ludgate-hill, neere Fleet-bridge, 1654.

Physical description

4 unnumbered pages, 92 pages, 4 unnumbered pages ; 4to (19 cm)


The seventh edition. Newly corrected, enlarged, and adorned with many excellent additions as may appear by this mark ... [printer's device].


"To the reader" signed : Gervase Markham.

References note

Wing (2nd ed.), M621
ESTC R31183


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