1880 Beekeeping Book Taylor Bees bee keeping honey
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-30)
Price : US $57.56
Extensive Victorian Bee Manual:
Taylor, Henry. THE BEE-KEEPER'S MANUAL OR THE HONEY BEE, ITS MANAGEMENT AND PRESERVATION. WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE BEST APPROVED HIVES, AND OTHER APPLIANCES OF THE APIARY. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1880. xii, 372 p. Frontis. plus illus. Original green cloth, inner hinges cracking. Spine ends bit frayed. Internally clean. A good plus copy. Seventh edition. Victorian beekeeping book.
Much on beehives used in the 19th-century: Observations hives, Dzierzon, Neighbour, S. Simmins's Divisional Hive, Stewarton Hive, Nadir System, Nutts Collateral Hive, also the Philadelphia Collateral Hive (many of these hives are illustrated in the book). Also this edition contains extensive extracts from Dr. Evans's lengthy poem on bees. A complete and and extensive bee book with index.
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