Markham, Gervase

A way to get wealth

Containing six principall vocations, or callings, in which every good husband or house-wife may lawfully imploy themselves. As, 1. The natures, ordering, curing, breeding, choice, use, and feeding of all sorts of cattel, and fowl, fit for the service of man. As also the riding and dieting of horses, either for war or pleasure. 2. The knowledge, use, and laudable practice or all the recreations meet for a gentleman. 3. The office of a house-wife, in physick, chirurgery, extraction of oyles, banquets, cookery, ordering of feasts, preserving of wine, conceited secrets, distillations, perfumes, ordering of wooll, hemp, flax, dying, use of dayries, maulting, brewing, baking, and the profit of oats. 4. The inrichment of the weald in Kent. 5. The husbanding and inriching of all sorts of barren grounds, making them equall with the most fruitfull. With the preservation of swine. And a computation of men and cattels labours, &c. 6. The making of orchards, planting and grafting, the office of gardening, and the ornaments, with the best husbanding of bees
The first five bookes gathered by G.M. The last by Master W. L. for the benefit of great Brittain
The twelfth time corrected, and augemented by the author.