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Estienne, Charles (trans. Richard Surflet)   

  • Maison Rustique
  • Subjects: cookery, bakery, domestic medicine, household, farming, preservation,

    • 1. Maison Rustique, / or, / The conutrey / farme./ Compyled in the French Tongue by / Charles Stevens, and John /Liebsault, Doctors of Physicke. / And translated into English by Richard / Surflet, Practioner in Physicke. // Now newly reviewed, corrected, and augmented, / with divers large additions, out of the / works of Serves his agriculture
      Vinet his maison champetre in French
      Albyterio in Spanish
      Corilli in Italian; and other Authors.
      And the husbandrie of France, Italie, and Spaine, reconciled / and made to agree with ours here in England. / By Gervaise Markham. / The whole contents are in the page following. /
      Adam Islip   John Bill   1616
      18 x 28   [i-xviii] [1]-732   6o [3] A-Z+ Aa-Zz6 Aaa-Rrr6 + Sin 5
      GB:   LB  

      1v: contents
      2 Dedication to Robert Lord Willoughbie (GM), ie Gervase Markham who has edited this book.
      3-A2v Dedication: Peregrine Barotic Willoughbie (Richard Surflet)
      A3-A4v Address: To the courteous reader (Richard Surflet)
      [A4-6v]: Table for sowing seeds
      Rrrr-SSSS Table = from Sss2v: what Markham has added; from Sss4: Table of Diseases and remedies.
      BLC notes: The additions for an English audience are largely from Markham's "Countrey Contentments", and make up roughly 10% of the book.
      The index is not adjusted entirely to this volume.

      PR 10549

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