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MARKHAM, Gervase. Charles ESTIENNE and Jean LIEBAULT.:
MAISON RUSTIQUE OR THE COUNTREY FARME. Compyled in the French tongue by Charles Stevens, and John Liebault, Doctors of Physicke. And translated into English by Richard Surflet, practitioner in physicke. Now newly reviewed, corrected, and augmented
London, Adam Islip for John Bill, 1616. with divers large additions, out of the works of Serres his Agriculture, Vinet his Maison champestre, French. Albyterio in Spanish, Grilli in Italian; and other authors. And the husbandrie of France, Italie, and Spaine, reconciled and made to agree with ours here in England: by Gervase Markham. THIRD ENGLISH EDITION 1616, small folio in sixes, approximately 280 x 180 mm, 11 x 7 inches, farming vignette on title page, 39 woodcut illustrations, historiated initials and headpieces and many small decorated initials, pages: [18], 732, [18], contents on verso title page, LACKS THE LAST 4 PAGES OF TABLE OF DISEASES AND FIRST AND FINAL BLANK LEAF, bound in library style half morocco, matching cloth sides, the original gilt lettered label to spine, new cream endpapers. Shallow vertical crease to spine, a few pale marks to covers, small neat repair to bottom edge of title page on verso, pale age-browning to title page and following page, 2 long closed tears neatly repaired, no loss, small closed tear on 2 lower margins neatly repaired, no loss, small worm hole to lower margins, ending on page 312, nowhere near text or images, pale staining to inner margins and some text of the first 30 pages (see attached images), old ink splashes to 3 pages, on text but all legible, small pale stain to outer margins of most pages, small pale stain to a few top corners, a few side notes to dedication trimmed with slight loss, lower margins of plates a little dusty, some pale staining to other margins, 3 corners tips missing, nowhere near text, occasional small … [Click Below for Full Description]
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