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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 grey-hounds, and the lawes of the lease, shooting in longbow or crosbow, bowling, tennis, baloone. The whole art of angling, and the vse of the fighting cock. By G.M.

  • Author

    Markham, Gervase

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    London : Printed by Thomas Harper for Iohn Harison, at the golden Vnicorne in Pater-noster-row, 1633.

  • Subject

    Horsemanship Early works to 1800

    Hunting Early works to 1800

  • Accession number


  • Class

    SR - 93.02/

  • Language


  • Physical description

    [8], 118, [2] p. ; 4°.

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Dedication signed: Geruase Markham. With a blank final leaf. Also issued as part 2 of his: A way to get wealth (STC 17396.5). Signatures: A4 B-H8 I4. I4 blank; dampstained throughout, slightly affecting text; bound with his: Cheape and good husbandry ... 1631 [1637] UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 17345 Poynter, Markham, no. 34.6 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1965. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1027:04). 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