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Fiue hundred points of good husbandry. As well for the champion or open countrey, as also for the woodland or seuerall, mixed in euery moneth with huswifery, ouer and besides the booke of huswifery. Corrected, better ordered, and newly augmented to a fourth part more, with diuers other lessons, as a dyet for the farmer, of the properties of winds, plants, hops, hearbs, bees, and approued remedies for sheepe and cattle; with many other matters both profitable, and not vnpleasant for the reader. Also two tables, one of husbandry, and the other of huswifery, at the end of the booke, for the better and easier finding out of any matter contained in the same. Newly set forth by Thomas Tusser Gentleman.

General note: An enlarged edition of "A hundreth good pointes of husbandrie", first published in 1557. In verse. Printer's name from STC. Signatures: A-K8 L². Stationer's Register: Entered to the English Stock 5 March [1620] T.p. mutilated and repaired, affecting ornamental border; several leaves repaired at border, not affecting text; closely cropped, occasionally affecting running titles and page numbering; B1 and D5-6 misplaced UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 24390 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1974. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1367:11). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink notes on additional leaf facing t.p., about the book, unsigned; MS. ink annotation on t.p.: C.X. B.12.; MS. pencil note added by Beisly on leaf facing t.p.; From the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876); Beisly bequest, 1896 UK-SuSCL