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Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.

Coventrey contentments, or The English huswife : Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleate woman. As her skill in physicke, surgerie, extraction of oyles, banqueting-stuffe, ordering of great feasts, preseruing of all sorts of wines, conceited secrets, distillations, perfumes, ordering of wooll, hempe, flax, making cloth, dying, the knowledge of dayries, office of malting, oats, their excelllent vses in a family, brewing, baking, and all other things belonging to a household. A worke generally approued, and now much augmented, purged and made most profitable and necessaire for all men, and dedicated to the honour of the noble House of Exeter, and the generall good of this kingdome / by G. M.

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London : Printed ... by I. B. for R. Iackson …
[8], 133 (i.e. 233) p. 20 cm.
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Alternate Title
The English huswife.; Country contentments.