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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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The World of the Honeybee

By: Butler, Colin G.

Price: £16.75

Publisher: London, Collins: 1977

Seller ID: 014378

ISBN: 0002195526

Condition: Very Good


[Revised edition, reprinted 1977]. Illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 226, extremely clean internally, green cloth in very good condition. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped but is faded on its spine; it has the original publisher's film covering which is slighly wrinkled on the upper cover. [The mysteries of bee life are illuminated for beekeepers, entomologists and students of natural history in general. The complex and wonderful organisation of the honeybee has fascinated many naturalists and writers for centuries. For many years head of the research station at Rothamsted, Dr Butler’s own dis... View more info

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Insectes Sociaux - Volume II number 3

By: Free, J.B.; Brown, L.; Yoshikawa, K. (et al).

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Paris, Masson & Cie: 1955

Seller ID: 014627

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp (89), very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn. [Includes "The division of labour within Bumblebee colonies", "Bee diseases as factors in the life and behaviour of the honeybee colony", "A polistine colony usurped by a foreign queen - ecological studies of Polistes wasps", and other articles in French and German.] View more info

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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 birds and minute mites. An array of unique, spectacular photographs allows the reader to visit the giant honey bees (Apis do... View more info

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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