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Country contentments, or, : the husbandman's recreations, containing the wholesome experience, in which any ought to recreate himself, after the toyle of more serious business; as namely, hunting, hawking, coursing with grayhounds, and the lawes of lease, shooting in the longbow or crossbow, bouling, tennis, balloone: the whole art of angling, and the use of the fighting cock / by G. Markham
Bib ID 1533268
Format BookBook
Author
Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637
 
Edition The eighth edition, newly corrected, enlarged, and adorned with many excellent additions, as may appear by this worke ... 
Description London : Printed by W. Wilson, for E. Brewster, and George Sawbridge ..., 1656 
[4], 92, [4] p. ; 20 cm (4to) 
Notes

Contents list.

Printed marginal annotations.

Head-pieces and ornate initials; printer's decoration.

" ... grayhounds, and the lawes of the leash" -- t.p. of 1615 ed. [Wing]

Library's copy has MS marginal notes, and 10 lines of notes at end, in 17th century hand.

202/4/59.

Cited In

Wing M622.

Subjects Country life -- England -- 17th century.  |  Leisure -- England -- 17th century.  |  Hunting -- England -- 17th century.  |  17th century -- Country life -- England.  |  17th century -- Leisure -- England.  |  17th century -- Hunting -- England.
Other authors/contributors George Sawbridge (Bookseller)  |  E. Brewster (Bookseller)  |  W. Wilson (Printer)

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