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Image for Mastering the Art of Beekeeping. Volumes 1 & 2

Mastering the Art of Beekeeping. Volumes 1 & 2

By: Aebi, Ormond & Harry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chalmington, Dorchester, Prism Press:

Seller ID: 013792

Condition: Good


[1975 - 1982]. Two volumes, well illustrated with drawings by Eric Mathe, octavo, pp (8), 184; 283, slightly used internally, paperbacks, covers slightly used and age-toned. View more info

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Beekeeping in the Swarming Season

By: Davis, George

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Malvern, Published by the author: 1980

Seller ID: 013793

Condition: Fair


Revised edition. Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 53, light underlining in ink throughout, fore-edge and a few margins a bit marked, paperback, covers slightly faded and worn. A good working copy. View more info

Image for Honey Bees of Borneo - exploring the centre of Apis diversity

Honey Bees of Borneo - exploring the centre of Apis diversity

By: Koeniger, Nikolaus & Gudrun, and Salim Tingek

Price: £36.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2010

Seller ID: 006741

ISBN: 9838121282

Condition: New


NEW. Well illustrated, pp xx, 262, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [This book is a reliable and fascinating guide to one of Borneo’s natural wonders the diversity of honey bees, their intriguing societies and their adaptations to the complex tropical environment. The admirable harmony of their social life, the precision of their combs and the richness of their honey stores are described, as well as the honey bee’s defence strategies against strong bears, fast flying... View more info

A Book About the Bee

By: Mace, Herbert

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.:

Seller ID: 005950

Condition: Good


Not dated, c. 1930 ? Illustrated, small 8vo, pp x, 138, the last page is very browned, as are the advertisements pages which follow it, a little foxing throughout, endpapers unevenly faded, publisher's compliments stamp on title page, blue cloth very slightly worn, spine dull and slightly marked. View more info

Image for The Humble-Bee, its life-history and how to domesticate it;  with descriptions of all the British species of Bombus and Psithyrus

The Humble-Bee, its life-history and how to domesticate it; with descriptions of all the British species of Bombus and Psithyrus

By: Sladen, F.W.L.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014097

Condition: Good


Illustrated, including five coloured plates, octavo, pp xiv, 283, upper corners very slightly bumped, slightly weak internally, brown cloth with gilt decoration on the upper cover, corners bumped, joints rubbed, spine head and tail slightly pulled. [With the pencilled signature of the Suffolk naturalist Nancy cracknell on the front endpaper. ] VERY SCARCE. View more info

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Apiculture for Schools (Alan Titchmarsh's copy)

By: Stevens, Ken

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Budleigh Salterton, Private printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011606

Condition: Good


Illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp (6), 138, (typed and copied), paperback with linen spine, covers rather marked and slightly worn. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, with his bookplate on the front endpaper.] View more info