Cheape and good husbandry for the well-ordering of all beasts and fowles, and for the generall cure of their diseases. Containing the natures, breeding, choice, vse, feeding, and curing of the diseases of all manner of cattell, as horse, oxe, cow, sheepe, goats, swine, and tame conies. Shewing further, the whole art of riding great horses, with the breaking and ordering of them, and the dieting of the running, hunting, and ambling horse, and the manner how to use them in their travaile. Also, approved rules for the cramming and fatting of all sorts of poultry and fowles [...] Together with the use and profit of bees, the making of fish-ponds, and the taking of all sorts of fish. Gathered together for the generall good and profit of this whole realme [...] differing from all former and forraine experiments, which either agreed not with our clime, or were to hard to come by, or over-costly, and to little purpose: all which herein are avoyded.

  • Author

    Markham, Gervase

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Printed at London : By Anne Griffin, for Iohn Harison, and are to be sold at his shop in Pater-noster-row, 1631 [i.e. 1637?]

  • Subject

    Veterinary medicine Early works to 1800

    Bees Early works to 1800

    Fishes Early works to 1800

General note: With a printed pointing finger on the title page preceeding the edition statement. Dedication signed: G.M., i.e. Gervase Markham. On leaf B6v "Published by authority." is printed with an inverted 'u' in "published". Also issued as part 1 of STC 17397, "A way to get wealth," 1638--cf. STC. Signatures: A8(-A1) B6 C-N8 O6(-O6). Actual publication date conjectured by STC. G2 torn at upper inner edge and repaired; dampstained throughout, slightly affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 17340 Poynter, Markham, no. 34.6 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1973. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1318:04). Ownership and custodial history: Purchased 2004 from Lawson, cat. 314 no. 123 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C19th 1/2 calf with marbled paper boards UK-SuSCL