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Country contentments

Gervase Markham

Country contentments

or, The English housewife ...

by Gervase Markham

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Published by J.B [eale] for R. Jackson in London .
Written in English


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Statementby G.M.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 reel.
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Open LibraryOL15476927M

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Country Contentments. Or the Husbandmans Recreations, tenth edition, some light browning, two short repairs to margins, modern half calf [Wing M], George Sawbridge, TUSSER (THOMAS) Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry, black letter, interleaved, two corners of title torn away, 4 other corners torn away, patch of browning on last 2 leaves, shaved affecting some headlines and. Creatures and Contentments: Ruminations on Living in the Country by Barbara Webster and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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About Countrey Contenments. Countrey Contentments or The English Huswife was written by Gervase Markham inand was a best-seller of its time - reprints continued up until In fact, Markham did not write most of the recipes contained in the book: he admits in the preface 'this is no collection of his whose name is prefixed to this worke.

Country contentments, or, The husbandmans recreations contayning the wholesome experiences in which any man ought to recreate himself after Country contentments book toyle of more serious business () Paperback – Decem Author: Gervase Markham. The book's first contents page lists recipes for a range of medical remedies, including concoctions for lethargy, swimming heads, stinking breath, and hair loss.

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Country contentments, or The English huswife. Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleate woman. As her skill in physicke, surgerie, Pages:   The second edition of this title, incontained only the second book. Thereafter the title 'Country Contentments' was kept for the first book only Notes.

Erratic Pagination. text cut off. no copyright page. Addeddate Foldoutcount 4 Identifier b Identifier-ark. Country Contentments Courtesies & Customs: A Little Booke Treating of Subjects, Delicate and Subtil, Newly Set Forth Author Meighn, Moira Format/binding Paper Covered Boards Book condition Used - Near Fine Jacket condition Very Good Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher The Medici Society Place of Book Edition: First Edition.

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The English Huswife is a book of English cookery and remedies by Gervase Markham, first published in London by Roger Jackson in Markham's best-known work, it was a bestseller of its time, going through nine editions, and at least two other reprints, by Country contentments, or The English huswife.

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“A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.”.

Country contentments, or, the husbandmans recreations contayning the wholsome experiences in which any man ought to recreate himselfe, after the toyle of more serious businesse, as namely hunting, hawking, coursing with greyhounds, and the lawes of the lease, shooting in longbow or crossbow, bowling, tennis, baloone, the whole art of angling, and the use of the fighting cock /.

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As namely, Hunting, Hawking, Coursing with Greyhounds, and the lawes of the Lease, Shooting in Longbow or Crosbow, Bowling, Tennis, Baloone. Countrey Contentments, or the English Huswife: containing the Inward and Outward Vertues which ought to be in a Compleate Woman.

Author Gervase Markham Date Place of Publication London Publisher Printed for R. Jackson Classmark MAR. Licensing information.

Gervase Markham claimed to know quite a lot, indeed–enough to write  Country Contentments, or The English Huswife. Originally published inthe book proved immensely popular.

But it was only one of Markham’s varied works; he was an incredibly prolific author who even rivaled Shakespeare. A Natural Expert in Agriculture. The book was the last in his ‘country contentments’ series and shows that John Moore was alive to all the ravages of weed killers and insecticides, which were widely used in the perennial battle between people and nature.

Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm (last entry at pm) Normal museum admission prices apply.We learn of the contentments of being snowbound, of a leisurely visit to a neighbor's farm, of watching glowworms on a summer night. We meet the familiar country creatures- a horse, some barn cats, a certain groundhog who had no concept of Fair play, and a shrew that met a tiny, tragic end.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.