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Country Contentments: Or, The Husbandman's Recreations.


  • Author:
    Markham, Gervase
  • Publisher:
    Printed by Thomas Harper for John Harison at the golden Unicorne in Pater-noster Row, London, 1633
  • Catalog ID:
    1305520
  • Our ref:
    1305520

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 Crosbow, Bowling, Tennis, Baloone. The whole Art of Angling, and the us of the Fighting Cock. The fift (sic) Edition, 1633. 'Newly Corrected, Enlarged, and Adorned with many excellent Additions, as may appeare by the marke,' (this marke being a hand with a pointing finger). 4to in 8s. 118pp. Modern antique-style quarter sheep with gilt over marbled boards with vellum tipped corners. Red morocco title label to spine, which has five raised bands. Printer's device to title page and similar to final page. Occasional decorated capitals. Very good. Occasional light damp staining to margins of a few leaves.
  • Our price: £600.00

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