Markham, Gervase

A way to get wealth

Containing sixe principall vocations, for callings, in which every good husband or huswife, may lawfully imploy themselves: As 1. The natures, ordering, curing, breeding, choyce, use, and feeding of all sorts of cattel, andfowl, fit for the service of man: as also the riding and dyeting of horses, either for war or pleasure. 2. The knowlege, use, and laudable practice of all the recreations meet for a gentleman. 3. The office of a hous-wive, in physick, chyrurgery, extraction of oyles, banquets, cookery, ordering of feasts, preserving of wine, conceited secrets, distillations, perfumes, ordering of wooll, hemp, flax, dying, use of dayries, malting, brewing, baking, and the profit of oats. 4. The enrichment of the weald in Kent. 5. The husbanding and enriching of all sorts of barren grounds, making them equal with the most fruitfull, with the preservation of swine. And a computation of men, and cattles, labours, &c. 6. The making of orchards, planting, and grafting, the office of gardening and the ornaments, with the best of husbanding of bees
The first five books gathered by G.M., the last by Master W.L. for the benefit of Great Britain
The tenth time corrected and augmented by the author