1749 BEST edition Joseph Warder BEES Beekeeping Melittology Apiology Drone Bee The true Amazons: or, The monarchy of bees RARE Joseph Warder (fl. 1688 1718) was an English physician and writer, most known, not for his medical practice, but his book The True Amazons, or the Monarchy of Bees. Warder made this study of the habits of bees and their anatomy by using a light telescope. In in, he describes his practices as well as how to use the lenses he used whilst studying these insects. These studies helped him identify the gender of males bees (drones) and explains why these drones are so important to the bee colony. The experiments and research he conducted laid the ground work and set a precedent for future beekeeping and bee study. Main author: Joseph Warder Title: The true Amazons: or, The monarchy of bees. Being a new discovery and improvement of those wonderful creatures . Published: London, Prited for T. Longman, and T. Astley, 1749. Language: English Notes & contents: 8th edition o Each edition varied from the previous, with more material being added to each later printing. This work went through a total of 9 editions, with the last appearing in 1765. o This edition is considered to be the most complete and thorough and thus commands the highest value and rarity. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 164 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: London, Prited for T. Longman, and T. Astley, 1749. Size: ~6.5in X 3.5in (16.5cm x 9cm) Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-18294438167
Title: 1749 BEST edition Joseph Warder BEES ...
Publisher: London, Prited for T. Longman, and T. Astley, 1749.
Publication Date: 1749
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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