1891 Beekeeping Book Root bees honey bee keeping
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-30)
Price : US $28.00
Nice 1891 edition of Root's ABC OF BEE CULTURE!
Root, A.I. THE ABC OF BEE CULTURE: A CYCLOPEDIA OF EVERY THING PERTAINING TO THE CARE OF THE HONEY-BEE; BEES, HONEY, HIVES, IMPLEMENTS, HONEY-PLANTS, ETC., FACTS GLEANED FROM THE EXPERIENCE OF THOUSANDS OF BEE KEEPERS ALL OVER OUR LAND AND AFTERWARD VERIFIED BY PRACTICAL WORK IN OUR OWN APIARY. Medina, Ohio: A. I. Root, 1891. Original decorated cloth, gilt bee on front cover. Inner hinges cracked. Couple old dampstain spots on front cover. Pages clean. A good plus copy.
An early edition of this classic American bee manual. A.I. Root did more to popularize beekeeping in American than any other single person. He ran a successful bee magazine, manufactured beekeeping supplies and sold them by mail. This edition with many interesting photographic views of apiaries, also portraits of famous beekeepers and their biographies (such as C. C. Miller and L. L. Langstroth).
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