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Country contentments. or, The husbandmans recreations. : Containing the wholesome experience, in which any ought to recreate himself, after the toyl of more serious business. As namely, hunting, hawking, coursing with grey-hounds, and the laws of leash, shooting in the long-bow or cross-bow, bowling, tennis, baloon; the whole art of angling; and the use of the fighting cock. / By G. Markham.

  • Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.
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Also known as

Husbandmans recreation
Countrey contentments


London : Printed for George Sawbridge, at the sign of the Bible on Ludgate-Hill, 1675.

Physical description

4 unnumbered pages, 92 pages, 4 unnumbered pages ; 4to (20 cm)


The eleventh edition. Newly corrected, enlarged, and adorned with many excellent additions, as may appear by this mark.


Page 49 misnumbered 59.
Signatures: Aa-Mm⁴, Nn².
Running title: Countrey contentments.
Issued with other titles as part of Markham's: A way to get wealth .... Thirteenth time corrected, London : Printed by E.H. for George Sawbridge ... 1676 (Wing M681); also issued separately?
Originally recorded as Wing M626; entry cancelled in Wing (2nd ed.)
Two final contents leaves.

References note

Wing (2nd. ed.) M681
ESTC R235519


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