Bees: Comprehending the Uses and Economical Management of the Honey-Bee of Britain and Other Countries, Together with Descriptions of the Known Wild Species (Naturalist's Library, volume XXXIV; Entymology (Insects), volume VII)

Jardine, William (editor)

Published by W. H. Lizars and Henry G. Bohn, Edinburgh and London, 1852
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Title: Bees: Comprehending the Uses and Economical ...

Publisher: W. H. Lizars and Henry G. Bohn, Edinburgh and London

Publication Date: 1852

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Very Good


301 pages plus plates. Roughly 4-1/2 by 7 inches. A survey of the natural history of the British honeybee, with a long discussion of its cultivation. Prized for its many color plates. Later edition. Half morocco binding. With 32 plates (including the frontispiece and the engraved title page), 18 handcolored. Plates 14, 19, and 22 bound out of order (the placement of plates frequently varies from copy to copy). An exlibrary copy, with some stamps and other markings inside, not affecting plates. Rebacked, preserving the original spine. Because of the rebacking, this is a solid, readable copy. Bookseller Inventory # 124574

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