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Whole art of husbandry
The whole art of husbandry contained in four books.
1. farm, mansion house
2. gardens, orchards, woods
4. poultry, fish, bees - angling, fighting cock
T. C. Richard More 1631
- first written by Conrad Heresbach (trans Barnaby Goodge / Googe "Four Books of Husbandry")
Now corrected & enlarged by Captain Gervase Markham.
Dedication: to The Right Honourable William Cecil Earle of Exeter, Baron of Burley.
Work written in dialogue form with many classical references.