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[17739] Advisory Staff of Poultry World. Practical Poultry Keeping. London: Poultry World, Fifth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B001UHCCFI. 182 pages. Fifth edition, completely re-written. Good practical fully illustrated guide.  £6.00
[14405] Andrews, Allen. Castle Crespin. London: Hutchinson, 1982. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-09-147650-X. The scene is Poitou, France, 1225 AD. Two societies, human and animal, are locked in bitter conflict. Fulgent the Fox has fairly traditional designs on the poultry on a local farm. And fox and farmer wage a running war of nerves and cunning.  £6.00
[2827] Barger, E. H. and Card, L. E. Diseases and Parasites of Poultry. London: Henry Kimpton, 1943. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5.75 x 8"; 399pp; light brown cloth with black; illustrated; good tight copy;  £8.00
[18812] Cobbett, William. Cottage Economy. London: William Cobbett, 1826. New Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Ex-Library. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket - as issued. Not paginated. Front board is detached and spine is missing. Usual library markings. Information relative to the brewing of beer, making of bread, keeping of cows, pigs, bees, ewes, goats, poultry and rabbits, and relative to other matters deemed useful in the conducting of the affairs of labourer's family; to which are added, instructions relative to the selecting, the cutting and the bleaching of the plants of English grass and grain, for the purpose of making hats and bonnets; and also instructions for erecting and using ice-houses, after the Virginian manner.  £40.00
[3556] Entwisle, W. F.. Bantams. Hindhead: Saiga, 1981. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86230-034-7. 8.5 x 12"; 116pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; minor foxing to edges otherwise a very good copy; reprint of the 1894 version;  £30.00
[6216] Feltwell, Ray. Deep Litter for Egg Production. London: Faber and Faber, 1958. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 5 x 7.5"; 86pp; orange cloth with black; dustwrapper, slightly chipped; illustrated; good clean copy;  £8.00
[22398] Lewer, S. H.. Wright's Book of Poultry. London: Waverley Book Company, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good / No Jacket. 627 pages. Rebound with marbled boards and half red leather, raised bands to spine. A stunning copy of this title. Wonderful 30 coloured plates. Overseas customers please email us before ordering, this book has a shipping weight of 4kg  £250.00
[15855] No Author. Family Treasury, The - Vol.I. London: Houlston & Stoneman, First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. Front endpaper inscription is date 1854. Good tight clean copy. Everything from health, management, instruction and the full directions for the management of "Our Wedding Day".  £15.00
[11427] No Author. Royal Counties Agricultural Society - Official Catalogue - Reading Meeting June 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th June, 1949. Basingstoke: Royal Counties Society, 1949. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good 5.5 x 8.75"; 440 pages; blue leather with gilt titles, some bumping to edges, otherwise a very good tight copy; a wonderful record of agriculture at that time, with exhibitors including Bovril; Vestey, Shand-Kidd, Iliffe and many more; numerous advertisements;  £50.00

Bee-keeping
[17150] Beck, B. F. And Smedley, Coree. Honey and Your Health. London: Museum Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: B000SZQ8NA. A nutrimental, medicinal and historical commentary.  £25.00
[21224] Beckley, Peter. Keeping Bees. London: Pelham Books, 1985. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-7207-0942-3. 125 pages. In simple terms Keeping Bees explains everything the prospective beekeeper needs to know about this absorbing and rewarding craft.  £3.00
[18590] Campion, Alan. Bees : At the Bottom of the Garden. ill. Hodgson, Gay. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1990. Reissue. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7136-3207-0. Beekeeping is a hobby any interested amateur could explore.  £6.00
[18589] Campion, Alan. Bees : At the Bottom of the Garden. ill. Hodgson, Gay. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1990. Reissue. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7136-3207-0. Beekeeping is a hobby any interested amateur could explore.  £6.00
[24311] Chapman, A. D'Arcy. Honey-Bee and Her Master. ill. Grimsby School of Art. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1944. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 237 pages. This book has been written for young beekeepers. Dustjacket has some loss. Text is complete.  £12.00
[19943] Clements, David. A. W. Gale - The Man and the Business. Hilperton, Wiltshire: D. A. Clements, 1986. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy 61 page illustrated account of the famous Gale family and their honey business. Foreword by Brother Adam. This publication is in typewritten format. Former owner's name stamp to front cover.  £30.00
[18812] Cobbett, William. Cottage Economy. London: William Cobbett, 1826. New Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Ex-Library. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket - as issued. Not paginated. Front board is detached and spine is missing. Usual library markings. Information relative to the brewing of beer, making of bread, keeping of cows, pigs, bees, ewes, goats, poultry and rabbits, and relative to other matters deemed useful in the conducting of the affairs of labourer's family; to which are added, instructions relative to the selecting, the cutting and the bleaching of the plants of English grass and grain, for the purpose of making hats and bonnets; and also instructions for erecting and using ice-houses, after the Virginian manner.  £40.00
[20908] Cre-fydd's Family Fare. Young Housewife's Daily Assistant. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co, 1871. New and Revised Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 340 pages. Faded red boards with gilt and black titles and decorations. Spine is faded. Breakfast for Sunday May 22. Sheep's tongues, sardines, omelet, honey - are you that brave?  £40.00
[21018] der Haroutunian, Arto. North African Cookery. London: Century Publishing, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7126-0742-0. 336 pages. Over 300 recipes for rich soups, grills, exotic kababs, stews of meat, vegetables, nuts or fruit, spicy sauces, piquant pickles and honey-soaked sweets are flavoured with a slice of history, an anecdote or a fable that brings this 'land of the sunset' vividly to life.  £15.00
[9470] Duncan, F. M. & L. T.. Bees, Wasps and Ants - Wonder of Insect Life Series. Oxford: Humphrey Milford for Oxford University Press, 1931. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 4.75 x 7"; 87 pages; brown cloth with green titles and illustration to front board, slight stain to top left of front board, not affecting contents; illustrated; g/-;  £10.00
[21206] Edwardes, Tickner. Lore of the Honey-Bee. London: Methuen, 1913. Sixth Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Full-Leather. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 196 pages. Brown leather with black and gilt vignette to front and gilt tile to spine. Colour illustrated endpapers.  £40.00
[21217] Evrard, Eugéne. Mystery of the Hive, The. London: Methuen & Co., 1923. Fifth Printing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 369 pages. Blue cloth with embossed title to front board and gilt title to spine.  £10.00
[21201] Free, John B.. Bees and Mankind. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1982. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-04-638001-9. 155 pages. This book describes the natural history of the bees of the world and the part they have played in the history of man.  £10.00
[21220] Gregg, A. L.. Philosophy and Practice of Bee-Keeping, The. Petts Wood: Bee Craft Books, 1949. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 240 pages. Nice bright clean book with the two original fold-out pages.  £15.00
[21218] Gustafsson, Lars. Death of a Beekeeper. London: Collins Harvill, 1990. First Edition Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-00-271087-0. 167 pages. "A beautiful work, lyrical and bleak, resonant and terse." New Yorker.  £8.00
[23605] Hands, Penelope. Beekeeping for Beginners. ill. Bickham, Julia. The Kitchen Garden, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-9532857-2-3. 32 pages. Great book for anyone thinking of keeping bees - wonderful recipes.  £5.00
[21222] Herrod-Hempsall, W.. Anatomy, Physiology and Natural History of the Honey Bee. London: British Bee Journal, 1943. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 172 pages. Green cloth with black titles and illustrations to front board.  £8.00
[14178] Hunter, Beatrice Trum. Whole Grain Baking Sampler. New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing, 1972. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-87983-013-1. A wonderful collection of bread recipes, including Oatmeal-Honey Bread and Sunflower Seed Kisses.  £15.00
[24994] Jones, Bridget. Gale's Honey Book. London: Hamlyn, 1983. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-600-32384-6. 128 pages. From starters to desserts, together with health notes, this has to be a must for anyone who enjoys honey.  £5.00
[21202] Mace, Herbert. Practical Bee-Keeping. London: Ward Lock, 1977. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7063-5391-9. 96 pages. Based on the author's The Complete Handbook of Bee-keeping published in 1952.  £5.00
[14202] Mellor, Isha. Honey. ill. Shackell, Rodney. London: W. H. Allen, 1980. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-491-02723-0. Honey features widely in healing, beauty, cooking, folklore, mythology and poetry, this book covers all of those areas.  £4.00
[21214] More, Daphne. Discovering Beekeeping. Princes Risborough: Shire Publications, 1977. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-85263-367-X. 48 pages. This book is primarily intended for the person wishing to keep one or two hives.  £3.00
[21161] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - April, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 4. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 121-184. Articles include Purchasing Used Equipment by Grant D. Morse and Let-Alone Beekeeping by John Bruce. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21169] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - December, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 12. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 489-528. Articles include Bees in Towns and Cities by J. E. Eckert and India Honey makes Man and Dog Sick by Robert T. Meakins. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21175] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - June, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 6. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 321-384. Articles include Swarm Control in Large Hives by Chas. S. Hofmann and Effect of DDT on Honeybees by Dr. W. E. Dunham. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21174] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - May, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 5. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 257-320. Articles include Stirring the Witches' Brew by Leon C Nieb and Chasing Away Bee Eaters by C. H. Pease. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21173] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - April, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 4. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 193-256. Articles include An All-wood Shipping Cage for Package Bees by E. R. Root and Geese and Bees Get on Well Together by Daryl E. Beard. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21172] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - March, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 3. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 129-192. Articles include Beekeeping Needs Bookkeeping by W. A Coulter and Cookie Capers by Mrs Benj. Nielsen. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21171] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - February, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 2. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 65-128. Articles include Tunisian Beekeeping by Capt. J. Turpin and Curtailing Late Fall Brood Rearing by S. H. Burton. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21170] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture -January, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 1. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 1-64. Articles include Beekeeping Does Pay by Arch P. Woodson and The Hope of DDT by E. R. Root. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21176] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - July, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 7. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 385-424. Articles include Colony Behaviour in Rearing Queens by R. E. Newell and For and Against the Sulfa Drug by Bro. Adam. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21168] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - November, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 11. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 449-488. Articles include Beekeeping in Britain by Reginald Gamble and The Upper Flight Hole by R. E. Newell. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21167] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - October, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 10. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 409-448. Articles include Honey Production and Wintering in Alberta by R. E. English and Excessive Wintering Losses Reduced by Bro. Frederick. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21166] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - September, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 9. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 369-408. Articles include Paint for Beehives by Milton H. Stricker and Too Much Queen Rearing by A. M. Southwick. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21165] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - August, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 8. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 329-368. Articles include Producing Comb Honey in Shallow Frames by Milford L. Noon and Butter-Burrs by C. W. Wood. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21164] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - July, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 7. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 289-328. Articles include Improving the Quality of Honey by Donald H. Lee and Comb Betterment by A. M. Southwick. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21158] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - January, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 1. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 1-40. Articles include Does Backyard Beekeeping Pay? by Arch P. Woodson, and Requeening without Dequeening by J. H. Sturdevant. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21162] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - May, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 5. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 185-248. Articles include New Sources of Nectar by Glenn O. Jones and Eighty Years Among the Bees by E. R. Root. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21159] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - February, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 2. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 41-80. Articles include Honey Treats for February by Mrs. Benj. Nielsen and A Bear Proof Fence by Eugene Walker. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21177] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - August, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 8. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 425-464. Articles include Large Scale Queen Production by E. C. Bessonet and Visit to Beekeepers in Switzerland by Roger A. Morse . Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21184] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - April, 1947 - Vol. 75, No. 4. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1947. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 193-256. Articles include Rosemary Honey - None Better by Henry Freud and Beekeeping in India by C. C. Shivapuri. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21163] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - June, 1945 - Vol. 73, No. 6. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1945. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 249-288. Articles include Lets Lobby for Legumes by Clarence Tontz and Hiving the First Swarm by Wayne A. Russell. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21193] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - April, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 4. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 193-264. Articles include A Beginner Begins by Catherine Doherty and Apiary Inspection Goals by J. A. Munro. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21199] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - November, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 11. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 665-728. Articles include To Pack or not to Pack by M. J. Deyell and Judging the Flavor of Honey by H. H. Root. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21198] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - October, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 10. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 601-664. Articles include Honey Bees Work Small Areas by Sardar Singh and Honey Breads by Mrs. Benj. Nielsen. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21197] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - September, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 9. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 473-536. Articles include An Island Apiary by H. Harley Selwyn and Buzz Bombs are Old Stuff by Alfred I. Tooke. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21196] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - August, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 8. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 473-536. Articles include Why Eat Honey? by Wilbur L. duBois and Stings by Roland T. Heacock. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21182] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - February, 1947 - Vol. 75, No. 2. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1947. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 65-128. Articles include Honey Poisoning by W. Ray Jones and Beekeeping in Palestine by Robert Blum. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21194] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - June, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 6. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 337-408. Articles include Economic Problems of Beekeeping by Robert D. Patton and The Migratory Game by Clarence Tontz. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21178] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - September, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 9. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 465-528. Articles include Combs, Queens and the Winter Cluster by Shirl Baker and Drone Bees Selected by Birds by Chapman Grant. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21192] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - March, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 3. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 129-192. Articles include Streamlined Bee Feeding by Wm. T. Gran and Bees Perform a Miracle in Pollinations by C. E. Olson. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21191] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - February, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 2. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 65-128. Articles include Double Hive Arrangement by Englebert Gerstner and A Hint on Selling Honey by Julius Lysne. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21190] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - January, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 1. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 1-64. Articles include Midwinter Inspection of Bees by Wayne Keller and Wild Bees Engineered by an Engineer by R. B. Scarborough. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21180] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - December, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 12. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 657-720. Articles include Does it Pay to Keep "Outlaw Bees" by J. J. Loskat and Weighing Hives by Annie D. Betts. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945 1946 1947 1948 and 1949  £5.00
[21195] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - July, 1949 - Vol. 77, No. 7. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1949. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 409-472. Articles include Extracting the Crop by Lloyd C, Gardner and Neglected Causasians? by H. H. Root. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21179] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - October, 1946 - Vol. 74, No. 10. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 529-592. Articles include What are Their Eyes For, The by W. J. H. Dicks and Chasing Ants from Hives by F. W. Ramsey. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21189] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - December, 1948 - Vol. 76, No. 12. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1948. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 729-792. Articles include Honey House and Bee Box by S. W. Edwards and Bees in the Eighteenth Century by Dr. E. F. Phillips. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21181] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - January, 1947 - Vol. 75, No. 1. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1947. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 1-64. Articles include The Bee Pasture Problem by Frank C. Pellet and Shipping Bees by the Pound by E. H. Cook. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21183] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - March, 1947 - Vol. 75, No. 3. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1947. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 129-192. Articles include Bear and More Bear by Herbert Harley Selwyn and Queen Introduction by George A. Carter. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21185] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - May, 1947 - Vol. 75, No. 5. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1947. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 257-320. Articles include Swarming by Roland T. Heacock and Good Smoker Fuel by A. M. Southwick. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21186] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - February, 1948 - Vol. 76, No. 2. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1948. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 65-128. Articles include We Visit England and Scotland by John G. Jessup and Comparing Notes on Wintering by C. H. Pease. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21187] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - October, 1948 - Vol. 76, No. 10. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1948. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 601-664. Articles include To Winter or Not to Winter by E. Braun and Drying Cappings by George D Curtis. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[21188] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - November, 1948 - Vol. 76, No. 11. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1948. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 665-728. Articles include The Bee Business of Otto Beer by Vernon Reuter and Stingless Bees in the U. S. by Paulo Noguerio-Neto. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00
[23482] Rowsell, Henry and MacFarlane. Modern Bee Herbal, A. Wellingborough: Thorsons, 1978. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7225-0437-3. 128 pages. The healing power of honey - about bees and beekeeping, and the nutritional and therapeutic properties of honey and other bee products.  £5.00
[21208] Sinclair, W.. Life of the Honey Bee. ill. Payne, Jill. Loughborough: Ladybird Books, 1969. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-7214-0722-6. 52 pages. A Ladybird Natural History Book.  £3.00
[21221] Taylor, Richard. Joys of Beekeeping, The. ill. Shardin, Meri. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1976. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: 0-214-20210-0. 166 pages. Of all the books written about bees, none does more than this one to convey the quintessence of beekeeping, the beauty of the pursuit, and the fulfilment that comes from contemplating the well ordered life of a beehive. Dustjacket is dusty and lightly chipped.  £60.00
[21205] Wadey, H. J.. Bee Craftsman, The. Petts Wood: A. G. Smith - A Bee Craft Book, 1945. Third Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 116 pages. Orange cloth with black title to spine.  £5.00
[21213] Wadey, H. J.. Introducing Bee-Keeping - A Book for the Novice. Bognor Regis: John Crowther, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 74 pages. Good practical guide to beekeeping. Not dated but publication details state 'This book is in War Time Production'.  £8.00
[25039] Wheeler, A. G.. Beekeeping, An Approach to. Leyland: Ditchfield's British Books, 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Paperback. Good 32 pages. This is number 31 in this series. Small booklet in good condition.  £4.00
[21203] Williams, Canning. Story of the Hive, The - A Bee-Lover's Book. London: A. & C. Black, 1928. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 200 pages. Light blue boards with gilt title to spine. Boards are marked, and pages edges are foxed, not affecting text.  £10.00
[18958] Wittich, Boris. Taste of Honey, A. ill. Haillay, Peter. Sherborne: Alphabooks, 1981. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-906670-17-9. 96 pages. Soups, egg, fish and meat dishes, sauces, vegetables and salads, as well as cakes, puddings, sweets, and honey drinks are all described in this practical book.  £6.00
[21227] Zahradnik, Jiri. Guide to Bees, Wasps and Ants. ill. Severa, Frantisek. London: Hamlyn, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-600-55804-5. 192 pages. This is a practical guide to one of the largest of all insect groups, with over 45,000 species in Europe alone and some 100,000 worldwide.  £25.00

 

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