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1884 Beekeeping Book Hunter Bees bee keeping honey

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-30)
Price : US $45.50



 1884 Beekeeping Book Hunter Bees bee keeping honey  1884 Beekeeping Book Hunter Bees bee keeping honey  1884 Beekeeping Book Hunter Bees bee keeping honey


Beautiful copy of Victorian Beekeeping Book!

Hunter, John. A MANUAL OF BEEKEEPING. London: W.H. Allen & Co., 1884. 220 p. Illus. 47 p. publisher's catalogue. Original gilt pictorial green cloth. Gilt title on spine and front cover still very nice and bright. Small one-inch tear along top of back hinge. Else clean and very good. Fourth edition of this classic British bee book

Of particularly note is Hunter's discussion of types of beehives, and other tools of the craft: queen cages, honey extractors, foundation mills, smokers, etc. (all of which are illustrated). Some of the hives described: Neighbour's Cottage Hive, Stewarton Hive, Woodbury, various Observatory or Observation hive designs (some quite elaborate including Abbott's Observatory Hive).

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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