Markhams Farewell to Husbandry

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Title

Markhams Farewell to Husbandry

Subject

The fourth time, revised, cor., and amended, together with many new additions, and cheape experiments: for the bettering of arable pasture, and wooddy grounds. Of making good all grounds againe, spoiled with overflowing of salt water by sea-breaches: as also, the enriching of the hop-garden; and many other things never published before.

Description

158 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm

Creator

Gervase Markham

Publisher

London : Printed by E. Griffin for John Harison, 1638.

Date

1638

Format

text
unmediated
volume

Language

English

Type

Agriculture -- early works to 1800

RBSC Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Title

Markham's master-piece revived : containing all knowledge belonging to the smith, farrier or horse-leach, touching the curing all diseases in horses : drawn with great pains from approved experience and the publick practice of the best horse-marshals in Christendom : divided into two books, the I. containing all cures physical, the II. all cures chirurgical : together with the nature, use and quality of every simple mentioned through the whole work : to which is added by way of appendix, The country-man's care for his other cattel, containing the exactest receipts for curing all diseases in oxen, cows, sheep, hogs, goats, and all smaller cattel, never before made publick.

Date of Publication

1675

Author

Gervase Markham

Publisher

Andrew Clark

Place of Publication

Middle of London-Bridge, London

Provenance Notes

Heavy presence of inscription throughout book, large concentration of inscription on the verso and recto of the endsheets and flyleafs. Marginalia on outer margins throughout, ranging from child like scribblings to evidence of ownership.
  • Recto front endpaper -- "Mr John W Smith is my name for to write I think no shame although my hand and pen indeed I light it is for an honest man to read namely Hugh Parke"
  • Recto of title page -- "Elizabeth Parke Book 1687" "Amos Hodly 1693"
  • Verso of front flyleaf -- "Mrs Mary Cooke her booke...1684 given by her dear husband" "Mrs Mary Cooke August 22" "Margaret Parke" "Amos Hodly"

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Citation

Gervase Markham, “Markhams Farewell to Husbandry,” RBSC Provenance, accessed September 21, 2019, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/rbscprovenance/items/show/6.