The English husbandman [electronic resource] : drawne into two bookes, and each booke into two parts. The first part 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. The second part 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. Newlie reviewed, corrected, and inlarged by the first author, G.M.

Author
Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed [by Augustine Mathewes and John Norton] for Henry Taunton, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstans Church-yard in Fleetstreet, 1635.
Description
[16], 227, [1]; [16], 96; [2], 54 p. : ill. (woodcuts)

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eebo-0113
Notes
  • Dedication signed: Gervase Markham.
  • Augustine Mathewes printed part 1 (STC).
  • The first leaf is blank.
  • Part 2, "The second booke of the English husbandman", and part 3, "The pleasures of princes" each have separate register and pagination, and separate dated title page with imprint: London, Printed by Iohn Norton.
  • Part 1 was first published as STC 17355, parts 2 and 3 as STC 17356. .
  • A variant (STC 17357) has William Sheares in the imprint as publisher.and Art Gallery.
  • Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
References
STC (2nd ed.) 17358.
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