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Hungers preuention: or, the whole arte of fowling by water and land. Containing all the secrets belonging to that arte, and brought into a true forme or method, by which the most ignorant may know how to take any kind of fowle, either by land or water. Also, exceeding necessary and profitable for all such as trauell by Sea, and come into vninhabited places: Especially, all those that haue any thing to doe with new Plantations / [Gervase Markham].

  • Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637
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London : Printed by A. Math[ewes for Anne Helme and Thomas Langley, and are to be sold at their Shops in Saint Dunstons Church yard, and ouer against the Sarazens head without Newgate], [1621]

Physical description

7 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves, 285 pages : woodcut frontispiece & illustrations ; (8vo)


First edition
Signatures: A-S8, T7 (A1, frontispiece)
Pages 34, 109, 189, 239, 253, 255, 259, 261, 271 incorrectly numbered 43, 119, 186, 839, 853, 855, 159, 161, 871, respectively
Title within line border. Headpieces; initials. Marginal notes
Bound in green morocco, gilt edges; a few outer margins closely trimmed
Cf. Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, hawking, shooting illustrated ... London, 1928-37. v. 2, p. 12
Copy 1 Note: A1 (front.), Q3-R1 (p. 229-42) wanting.

References note

STC 17362
ESTC S112097
Poynter, F.N.L. Markham, 25.1
STC (2nd ed.), 17362


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