Countrey contentments, or The English husvvife Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleate woman. As her skill in physicke, surgerie, extraction of oyles, banqueting-stuffe, ordering of great feasts, preseruing of all sorts of wines, conceited secrets, distillations, perfumes, ordering of wooll, hempe, flax, making cloth, dying, the knowledge of dayries, office of malting, oats, their excellent vses in a family, brewing, baking, and all other things belonging to an houshold. A worke generally approued, and now much augmented, purged and made most profitable and necessarie for all men, and dedicated to the honour of the noble house of Exceter, and the generall good of this kingdome. By G.M.

Title

Countrey contentments, or The English husvvife Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleate woman. As her skill in physicke, surgerie, extraction of oyles, banqueting-stuffe, ordering of great feasts, preseruing of all sorts of wines, conceited secrets, distillations, perfumes, ordering of wooll, hempe, flax, making cloth, dying, the knowledge of dayries, office of malting, oats, their excellent vses in a family, brewing, baking, and all other things belonging to an houshold. A worke generally approued, and now much augmented, purged and made most profitable and necessarie for all men, and dedicated to the honour of the noble house of Exceter, and the generall good of this kingdome. By G.M.

Author

Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.

Date

1623

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

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Editorial Practice

Dedication signed: Geruase Markham. An enlarged version of part 2 of his: Countrey contentments, in two bookes. Printer's name from STC. The last leaf is blank. P. 233 misnumbered 133. Also issued as part 3 of his: A way to get wealth, 1623. Reproduction of the original in the British Library.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A06913
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A06913
  • DLPS: A06913
  • STC: STC 17343
  • STC: ESTC S112049
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99847308
  • PROQUEST: 99847308
  • VID: 12338