The Sporting & Wildlife Sale | 24 April 2013
M[arkham] (G[ervase]) - A way to get Wealth:
Sold for £250
A way to get Wealth:
containing the sixe Principall Vocations, or Callings, in which every good Husband or House-wife, may lawfully imploy themselves, 6 parts in 1, fifth edition, with general title and separate title to each part, final part with woodcut title-vignette and woodcut printer's device at end, with all blank leaves (at end of first part, beginning & end second part, beginning third part and end of final part), woodcut illustrations, old ink signature of W.Brown on main title and another crossed out, a little soiled, cropped with slight loss to imprint on main title and a few signatures, rust-hole to C7 of fifth part with loss of a couple of letters, old invoice loosely inserted, bookplate of R.C.A.Prior, contemporary panelled sheep, rubbed, rebacked, [STC 17396; Thacher p.341; W&S p.146], small 4to, by Nicholas Oakes for John Harrison, .
⁂ Comprising: Cheape and Good Husbandry; Country Contentments; The English Hous-Wife; The Inrichment of the Weald of Kent; Markhams Farewell to Husbandry; A New Orchard, and Garden. The first part includes a chapter on fishing and fishponds with a woodcut of a fishpond; the seond part includes several chapters on angling.
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 10.00am
19th April 9.00am - 4.00pm
20th April 9.00am - 12.30pm
22nd April 9.00am - 6.00pm
23rd April 9.00am - 5.30pm
Morning of Sale from 8.30am