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THE SPELL OF THE HONEY BEE

By KELSEY, W(ilfred) Eric

London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1945. BBB 682: First edition brown cloth with gold bee, gilt spine titles, vii, 263pp, index. Frontis and 43 B&W plates augmented with over 120 figures in the text. No markings, VG in unclipped but rather tattered Dj, torn to lower spine, frayed at upper spine with loss of Dj material, darkening of exposed panels, remnants of tape repair to verso. Small numeric label to spine; Dj is in mylar sleeve. (1.8 BEEZ 3 101 FO 10/a2. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Tattered. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.97

Bramble-Bees and Others (Translated By Alexander Teixeira De Mattos)

By Fabre, J. Henri

NY: Dodd Mead, 1915. (USA) Presumed First Edition Owner's name to end paper, no other markings, a bit of rubbing to cover corner tips, Very Good used copy; no dust jacket. Brown patterned cloth with gold titles, 456pp, index. No illus. This book collects all the essays on wild bees with the exception of those on the Mason-bees which exists in another volume. (1.6 JM FO 21/b1. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

THE BEE-KEEPER'S GUIDE to the Management of Bees in Moveable Comb Hives

By HERROD-HEMPSALL, W(illiam)

London: British Bee Journal, 1938. BBB 660: Second Edition dark green wraps with bee and branch of blossoms, 169pp, index, 9pp ads. Frontis portrait and 118 B&W illus. Fair+ only: spine missing, spine strip replaced with brwon paper tape chipped at head and foot of spine, small skinned spots to verso of front cover, with larger skinned spot to first page ( the verso of the friontis) with pencil notations to this page, there are light pencil notation to the margins of several of the pages with some of the pages with faint spots. (1.0 BEEZ 54 FO 10/a2. 2nd. Paperback. Acceptable. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.59

THE HUNTING WASP

By CROMPTON, John

London: Collins, 1948. (UK) First Edition turquoise cloth, 255pp, One B&W illustration. A mongraph on the wasp both the primitive species that hunt alone and the Vespa, the social type most generally known in England. John Crompton,the pseudonym of John Lamburn, also wrote THE HIVE, a study of the Honey Bee. VG in unclipped Fair only Dj with chipping to spine extremitites, to corner folds and to edge folds. Owner's small numeric label to spine panel. (1.5 BEEZ 33 FO 10/a2. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.45

BEES AND WASPS

By CLOUDSLEY-THOMPSON, J.L.

London: The Bodley Head., 1974. BBB 591: First Edition illus bds, 48pp, index. Colour illus of bees, blossoms, hives on every page. The Bodley head New Biologies for children. Very light rubbing to lower cover edges, slight bump to lower front edge, VG+ in unclipped VG+ Dj with owner's small numeric label to spine panel. (1.3 BEEZ 11 FO 10/a2. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by BEE, Joyce. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.79

SOME OTHER BEES, BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS

By MACE, Herbert

London: Hutchinson, 1925. BBB 520: First Edition green cloth with titles in blik, viii, 1 leaf, 11-160pp, index. Frontis and 14 pp B&W photos. Mace describes the ways of the relatives of the Honey bee: the Indian Honey bee, the Bumble bee, Carpenter and Mason Bees, Osmia and Leaf-Cutter bees. Other chapters deal with moths and butterflies. Owner's inscription to endpaper in pencil, no other markings, VG copy in unclipped Good (-) only Dj with large chip missing from rear upper corner, skinned spot to spine, owner's small numeric label to spine. (1.2 BEEZ 6 123 FO 10/a2. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Acceptable. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.49

THE BEE-KEEPER'S GUIDE to the Management of Bees in Moveable Comb Hives

By HERROD-HEMPSALL, W(illiam)

London: British Bee Journal, 1943. BBB 660: 6th Revised Edition green wraps with bee and branch of blossoms, 169pp, index, 9pp ads. Frontis portrait and 118 B&W illus. Tiny tear to head of spine, Owner's inscription to cover, VG. (1.0 BEEZ 5 149 FO 27/3. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.50

THE WORLD OF BEES

By HOYT, Murray

London: The Bodley Head., 1966. BBB 671: First British Edition. brown bds, 254pp, index. 8pp B&W photos. A popular account of the biology of the honeybee. First publishd in the US in 1965. No markings, Very Good in price- clipped VG Dj with 1" tear to lower front flap fold corner. Owner's small numeric label to the spine panel. ( 1.8 BEEZ 6 189 FO 10/a3. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.49

HONEY FOR HEALTH, Revised and Enlarged

By TONSLEY, Cecil

London: Universal-Tandem, 1970. BBB 802: First Edition photo wraps, 125pp, 3pp ads. No photos; a few B&W decorative drawings. . A guide to honey as food and to honey products. There are recipes for Honey cakes, Mead and other honey -based drinks, jellies, chutneys. Stated first AWARD printing Spine crease, pencil notation to blank verso of foreword page, owner's small numeric label to cover, VG+. (0.9 BEEZ FO 55/1. 1st. Paperback.. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$6.75