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1855 Beekeeping apiary Book Bees Bee Keeping

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-30)
Price : US $27.00

 1855 Beekeeping apiary Book Bees Bee Keeping  1855 Beekeeping apiary Book Bees Bee Keeping

A rare Victorian Bee Book from England:

Taylor, Henry. THE BEE-KEEPER'S MANUAL, OR PRACTICAL HINTS ON THE MANAGEMENT AND COMPLETE PRESERVATION OF THE HONEY-BEE; WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE MOST APPROVED HIVES, AND MODES OF CONSTRUCTING THEM, AND OTHER APPURTENANCES OF THE APIARY. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1855. 216 p. Frontis. Illus. 30 p. of publishers ads. Original blindstamped cloth, a.e.g. Wear to binding edges and spine ends. Gilt on spine now dull. Front free endpaper excised and gone. Front hinge cracked, but holding by cords. Pages clean. Good condition. Fifth edition.

Includes a fascinating review of the variety of beehives then in use: Nutt's Collateral, Nadir Hive, White's Collateral, star bar-hive, glass hives, dividing bar-hive, skeps, and more (most are illustrated). Also novel feeding-troughs for bees, bell-glasses for honey combs, and more.

Postage to US addresses: $3 by media rate or $5 by Priority Mail. Always carefully packed. Other countries inquire. Can combine shipping on multiple auction purchases. California residents pay 7.75% sales tax unless a signed resale card with valid seller's number is submitted.

Thanks for looking and please check my other listings for a number of early, rare and interesting Beekeeping Books.

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