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The English husbandman drawne into two bookes, and each booke into two parts. The first part contayning the knowledge of husbandly duties ... The second part containing the art of planting, grafting, and gardening ... / Newlie reviewed, corrected, and inlarged by the first author, G.M.

  • Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.
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London : Printed for Henry Taunton, 1635.

Physical description

3 parts : woodcuts, illustrations, diagrams ; (4to)


Title-page varies
Issued with The pleasures of princes, or, good mens recreations
"Epistle dedicatorie" signed: Gervase Markham
"The second booke of the English husbandman" and "The pleasvres of princes" printed by Iohn Norton for Henry Taunton
Head pieces; initials
Side notes
Copy 1 Note: For earlier ed. of the second part see No. 4066. Issued with The pleasures of princes, or, good mens recreations.


1st book. pt. 1. Contayning the knowledge of husbandly duties, the nature of all sorts of soiles within this kingdome, the manner of tillage, the diversity of ploughes, and all other instruments. pt. 2. Containing the art of planting, grafting, and gardening, the vse of the vine, the hopgarden, and the preservation of all sorts of fruits, the draught of all sorts of knots, mazes, and other ornaments.--2d book. Contayning the ordring of the kitchin-garden, and the planting of strange flowers: the breeding of all manner of cattell. Together with the cures, the feeding of cattell, the ordring both of pastures, and meddow-ground: with the use both of high wood, and under wood. Whereunto is added a treatise, called Good mens recreation: contayning a discourse of the generall art of fishing, with the angle, or otherwise: and of all hidden secrets belonging thereunto. Together with the choyce, ordring, breeding, and dyeting of the fighting-cocke

References note

STC 17358
ESTC S112073
Poynter, Markham, no. 21.2(a)
STC (2nd ed.), 17358


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