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Guide to Bees and Honey
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Guide to Bees and Honey

By Hooper, Ted

Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press, 1976 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 260pp, illustrated throughout in b/w photo & line, plus 4pp plates with a total of 5 colour photographs. very good, in the original brown cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The colour photo-illustrated dustwrapper is very good and unclipped.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Lge 8vo..

$12.88

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..

$57.98

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.

$51.54

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.

$10.31

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.

$9.66

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.

$10.95

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..

$16.11

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.

$12.88

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..

$18.04

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..

$23.19

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.

$32.21

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.

$12.24

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.

$61.84

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.

$8.37

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.

$12.24

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.

$23.19

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.

$8.37

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.

$23.19

Bees and Their Management [ In Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, which Includes much on Dogs, Goats & other animals]
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Bees and Their Management [ In Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, which Includes much on Dogs, Goats & other animals]

By Herrod-Hempsall, W., F.R.S.

London: The Gresham Publishing Company, 1916 Hardback, 160mm x 230mm tall (6.25" x 9" approx.]. 63pp + 3 single-sided plate leaves with a total of 5 b/w photographs and 13 figures in the text. Some occasional spotting, mainly to prelims and upper blank margins, otherwise very good, in the original blind-decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, of which this comprises merely the first chapter, also contains in its total of 199pp, sections by Edward C. Ash, H,.S. Holmes-Pegler, and Professor James Wilson, on dogs (Pp101-154 inc.), ferrets, goats, asses and mules, and has a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and a total of 34 b/w photos. [British Bee Bibliography ref. 474, says: "This little-known work by Herrod-Hempsall is one of his earliest".] Undated, but 1915/16. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. 4to.

$36.08

The Hive. The Story of the Honeybee and Us
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The Hive. The Story of the Honeybee and Us

By Wilson, Bee

London: John Murray, 2004 Hardback, 130mm x 205mm tall (5.25" x 8" approx.). Pp xii, 308 with illustrations in b/w and line. Fine, in the original green boards and with the fine and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition, Second Issue. Boards. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$12.88

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