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Bee-Keeping in Ireland. A History [ Beekeeping ]
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Bee-Keeping in Ireland. A History [ Beekeeping ]

By Watson, James K.

Dublin: Glendale, 1981 Hardback, 145mm x 225mm tall (5.75" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 293, with a text fig. and 50 b/w photo illustrations, plus 23pp of advertisements, some illustrated. Almost fine, in the original light-brown boards/gilt spine title, and with the slightly edge-rubbed, but otherwise very good and unclipped, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Good. 8vo..

$64.60

Honey - A Comprehensive Survey
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Honey - A Comprehensive Survey

By Crane, Eva M.Sc., Ph.D., Director, Bee Research Association

Published by Heinemann in co-operation with the Bee Research Association, Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, England, 1975 Hardback.165mm x 240mm tall (6.5" x 9.5" approx.). Pp xvi, 608 + 30 plates with 88 b/w photo-illustrations, and with text figs. and charts. Contents include an extensive Bibliography and History of Honey, and a chapter "The Language of Honey" by D.E. LeSage, Lecturer in Germanic Philology, University of Sheffield. Very good, with illustrated endpapers, in the original dark-brown boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good, unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper. [Some additional postage may be required for overseas mailing]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Lge 8vo..

$193.79

The Behaviour and Social Life of Honeybees [ Honey Bees ]

By Ribbands, C.R., Principal Scientific Officer, Bee Department, Rothamsted Experimental Station

London: Bee Research Association Limited, 1953 Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). 352pp, with an extensive list of bibliographical references and 66 figures in the text, plus a frontispiece plate and 8 further plates with a total of 11 b/w photo illustrations. Very good, in the original light-grey cloth-covered boards/black spine title. Inscribed, for review, and initialled by the Author to the front free endpaper "With the author's compliments. Please forward a copy of any notice. CRR". Author's Complimentary Copy. First (& only) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$57.42

Beekeeping [given on the front board as ' Beekeeping Up-to-Date ']
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Beekeeping [given on the front board as ' Beekeeping Up-to-Date ']

By Tinsley, Joseph, F.R.E.S., Late Lecturer on Beekeeping at the West of Scotland Agricultural College

Glasgow: Printed By Aird & Coghill Ltd, 1945 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 94pp, with 75 illustrations b/w photo and line, + Ip illustrated advert leaf for Taylors of Welwyn, Suppliers of Beekeeping Requisites. Contemporary owner's neat signature to front pastedown and covers somewhat blotchy but sound, with a crease to the rear board. Internally very good. Original boards/gilt title. British Bee Bibliography Ref. No. 801.. First Edition. Fair/No d/w.

$11.48

Medical Aspects of Beekeeping
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Medical Aspects of Beekeeping

By Riches, Harry R.C., MD, FRCP

Northwood: HR Books, 2000 146mm x 208mm tall (5.75" x 8.25" approx.). Pp vi, 86, with a total of 10 text figs. Original white thin-card covers with black title & colour-photo illustration. Light rubs to front cover, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Very Good.

$10.77

Bees and Beekeeping
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Bees and Beekeeping

By Pavord, A.V.

London: Cassell & Company Ltd, 1975 Hardback, 128mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp (viii), 123, with a b/w photo frontispiece plate and other illustrations in b/w photo and line. Good, in the original colour-illustrated laminated boards. This edition not recorded in the British Bee Bibliography, Ref. No. 741, which mentions the 1970 1st Edition alone.. Second Edition. Laminated Boards. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$12.20

Pollen Identification for Beekeepers
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Pollen Identification for Beekeepers

By Sawyer, Rex, Edited by Dr. R.S. Pickard

Cardiff: University College Cardiff Press, 1981 150mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). 111pp + printed inners to covers, with a total of over 300 illustrations in photo and line. Spine lightly sunned, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated laminated thin card covers./red titles. [Note. This book was originally issued with a set of punched cards, with holes indicating the sizes of the more common pollen grains. The cards are not present here]. First Edition. Very Good/No d/w.

$50.24

The Earthworm and the Common Housefly in eight letters, and The Honey-Bee; Its Natural History, Habits, Anatomy, and Microscopical Beauties.[ the latter volume having also two chapters on Instinct and Reason] Two Volume Set
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The Earthworm and the Common Housefly in eight letters, and The Honey-Bee; Its Natural History, Habits, Anatomy, and Microscopical Beauties.[ the latter volume having also two chapters on Instinct and Reason] Two Volume Set

By Samuelson, James, assisted by J. Braxton Hicks, M.D., Lond., F.L.S., &c.

Paternoster Row, London: John Van Voorst, 1860 Two hardbacks, each 130mm x 198mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). Pp viii, 79, + 8 litho plates (incl. frontispiece) with a total of 28 figs., and Pp xvi, 166 + 8 litho plates (incl. frontispiece) with a total of 36 figs. Published as Parts I & II of Samuelson's uncommon work 'Humble Creatures' . A couple of minor marks including a previous owner's neat signature to Part I and some scattered light spotting to both parts, otherwise a very good and complete set, in the original double blind-ruled & decorated dark-green, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. British Bee Bibliography Ref. 296. [Note: Part I, "The Earthworm and the Common House Fly" was originally published in 1858 with the Second Edition [as here] being produced to coincide with the publication of the First Edition of Part II " The Honey-Bee". The Author's Preface to Part I states "... the opportunity has been taken of carefully revising the text, and improving the details of the engravings, some of which are new"]. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/No d/ws. Sm 8vo..

$251.21

Beekeeping up to Date [given on spine as "Bee-Keeping Up to Date"]
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Beekeeping up to Date [given on spine as "Bee-Keeping Up to Date"]

By Flower, A.B., F.E.S., With a Foreword by W. Herrod-Hempsall, F.E.S.

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1925 Hardback, 125mm x 185mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp x, 110 + 8 b/w plates and with 7 figs. in the text. Original black-cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Condition less than good, but nevertheless an example of the scarce hardbacked First Edition.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/No d/w. 8vo..

$17.94

The Life of the Bumblebee
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The Life of the Bumblebee

By Alford, D.V., Bsc PhD

London: Davis-Poynter, 1978 Hardback, 144mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 80pp, with 3 text figs, + 8 plates with 17 b/w photo illustrations. Almost fine, in the original black boards/gilt spine title, and with the lightly spine-sunned but otherwise very good and unclipped dust-wrapper.. Cloth. Almost Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.36

The Observation Hive
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The Observation Hive

By Showler, Karl, Technical Officer, the International Bee Research Association

Steventon, Hampshire: Bee Books New and Old, 1978 Hardback, 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xiii, 89, with a bibliography, 8 text figs. and 28 b/w photographs. Very good in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$20.10

A Manual of Bee-Keeping for English-Speaking Bee-Keepers [ Given as 'A Manual of Beekeeping' on the front cover ]
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A Manual of Bee-Keeping for English-Speaking Bee-Keepers [ Given as 'A Manual of Beekeeping' on the front cover ]

By Wedmore, E.B., C.B.E., M.I.E.E., F.Inst.P., President of the British Bee-Keepers Association. Member of Council of the Apis Club

Steventon, Hampshire: BBNO, 1979 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xxiv, 389 with 38 text figs. and 21 Tables. Fine, in the original yellow cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and with the very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper. A reprint, by Bee Books New & Old, of the Edward Arnold & Co's. 2nd Revised Edition of 1948.. 2nd Edn., Reprinted with Corrections. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$25.84

Nottinghamshire Beekeepers Association 1884-1984 Centenary Celebrations Booklet
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Nottinghamshire Beekeepers Association 1884-1984 Centenary Celebrations Booklet

By Various Members of the N.B.K.A., Edited by Len Clay

Privately Printed, 1984 215mm x 298mm tall (8.55" x 11.75" approx.). A double-sided frontispiece leaf with a total of 5 b/w photographs + 79pp text + 4pp drawings by Ron Measures. Cyclostyled sheets, as issued, in the original illustrated light-green, soft-card covers/black plastic spine.. First & Only Edition. Very Good. Illus. by Measures, Ron. 4to.

$35.89

The Beekeeper's Annual - 1986
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The Beekeeper's Annual - 1986

By Phipps, John [editor] - Foreword by Harry Grainger

Mytholmroyd: Northern Bee Books, 1986 148mm x 210mm tall (5.75" x 8.25" approx.). 192pp. Almost fine, in the original black-printed, illustrated soft yellow-card covers/black titles.. First (& Only] Edition. Almost Fine.

$13.64

A Case of Hives - A book for those itching to start Beekeeping
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A Case of Hives - A book for those itching to start Beekeeping

By Heath, Len

Burrowbridge, Somerset: BBNO, 1985 148mm x 209mm tall (5.75" x 8.25" approx.). Pp viii, 74, illustrated by b/w photos and line-drawings. A couple of minor external marks, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated soft-card covers. First (& Only?) Edition. Very Good/N/A.

$68.90

Bees at the Bottom of the Garden
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Bees at the Bottom of the Garden

By Campion, Alex

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1990 190mm x 245mm tall.(7.5" x 9.75" approx.). 112pp illustrations throughout printed in a combination of black and light brown (some full-page illustrations printed on coloured stock), and b/w photos Fine, in the original colour-illustrated soft card covers. First Softcover Edition. Very Good. Illus. by Hodgson, Gay.

$9.33

The Beekeeper's Annual - 1991
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The Beekeeper's Annual - 1991

By Fisher, Mary [editor] - Foreword by Bobbie Burns

Mytholmroyd: Northern Bee Books, 1991 148mm x 210mm tall (5.75" x 8.25" approx.). Pp (xvi), 200 + (viii) notes & adverts. Almost fine, in the original black-printed, illustrated soft yellow-card covers/black titles.. First (& Only] Edition. Almost Fine.

$13.64

Giftschäden an Bienenvölkern
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Giftschäden an Bienenvölkern

By Hauck, Eva, Küthe, Karlheinz, Stute, Karl & Wahl, Oscar

München: Ehrenwirth, 1979 150mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). 160pp with illustrations in b/w photo and line. Some light markings to lower front board and spine where a previous owner's reference label has been removed, otherwise very good, in the original yellow thin card covers/black titles. Soft Cover. Very Good/No d/w.

$25.84

Backyard Beekeeping. An Introduction to the Gentle Art.
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Backyard Beekeeping. An Introduction to the Gentle Art.

By Scott, William

Chalmington, Dorchester, Dorset: Prism Press, 1977 135mm x 216mm tall (5.25" x 8.5" approx.). 112pp, with a title-leaf vignette and drawings throughout by Keith Spurgin [who also did the cover art]. Very good, in the original black-printed, illustrated thin-card covers/black titles. Not in the British Bee Bibliography.. First Edition. Very Good. Illus. by Spurgin, Keith. 8vo.

$9.33

John Curtis and the Pioneering of Pest Control
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John Curtis and the Pioneering of Pest Control

By Ordish, George

Reading, Berkshire: Osprey Publishing Ltd, 1974 Hardback. 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx). Pp vii, 121+ 16 plates with 36 b/w photo illustrations, and a facsimile of the title-leaf of John Curtis' 1860 book "Farm Insects, being the Natural History and Economy of the Insects Injurious to the Field Crops of Great Britain and Ireland".. First (& Only?) Edition.

$25.84

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