The English house-vvife Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleate woman. As her skill in physicke, surgery, cookery, 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, and dying, the knowledge of dayries, office of malting, of oates, their excellent vses in a family, of brewing, baking, and all other things belonging to an houshold. A worke generally approued, and now the fourth time much augmented, purged and made most profitable and necessary for all men, and the generall good of this kingdome. By G.M. Country contentments, or the English huswife

Title

The English house-vvife Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleate woman. As her skill in physicke, surgery, cookery, 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, and dying, the knowledge of dayries, office of malting, of oates, their excellent vses in a family, of brewing, baking, and all other things belonging to an houshold. A worke generally approued, and now the fourth time much augmented, purged and made most profitable and necessary for all men, and the generall good of this kingdome. By G.M. Country contentments, or the English huswife

Author

Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.

Date

1631

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Dedication signed: Geruase Markham. Originally published in 1623 as "Country contentments, or the English huswife", which was an enlargement of book 2 of "Countrey contentments, in two bookes". Reproduction of the original in the University of Glasgow. Library.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A06924
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A06924
  • DLPS: A06924
  • STC: STC 17353
  • STC: ESTC S109817
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99845461
  • PROQUEST: 99845461
  • VID: 10363