Markham’s Farewell To Husbandry:.

AGRICULTURE - [MARKHAM, GERVASE.] G.M..

Disbound but complete. Edges darkened otherwise a good, clean copy.

£250.00

Publisher

Printed by W. Wilson for George Sawbridge, at the Bible on Ludgate Hill, neer Fleet-bridge. [London].,

Date

1664

Synopsis

Or the enriching of all sorts of barren and sterile grounds in our nation...

Item Description

4to. [vi] + 126 pp. + [4] index with a number of woodcuts to the text.

Notes

Despite Markham's reputation as something of a hack writer it's worth remembering that his books were extremely popular and therefore his influence on seventeenth century agriculture was profound. Includes a section on Hops.

[Stock No. 20465]

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