The Classic Guide to Beekeeping

From Hives to Honey

Author: John Hunter

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445649608

Category: History

Page: 192

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A comprehensive period guide to beekeeping, from hives to honey, including a small selection of recipes.

Bee-Keeping for All - A Manual of Honey-Craft

Author: Tickner Edwardes

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473383110

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 158

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“Bee-Keeping for All” is a classic guide to keeping bees for profit and pleasure by Tickner Edwardes. It includes complete instructions for setting up and managing a successful apiary, as well as tips and observations from a life-long keeper on how to avoid problems and make a profit. Contents include: “A Bee-Hive And Its Inhabitants”, “First Principles In Bee-Culture”, “About Bee-Hives”, “Practical Hive-Making”, “Correct Position For Brood-Frames”, “Twin Bee-Hives”, “Laying Out The Bee-Garden”, “Garden-Flowers Useful To Bees”, “Planting For Bee-Forage”, “The Honey-House And Its Furniture”, “The Bee-Keeper’s Outfit”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on bee-keeping.

A Manual of Rational Bee-Keeping

Author: C. De Ribeaucourt

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781378418116

Category: History

Page: 164

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.


A Manual of Bee-Keeping

Author: John Hunter

Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC

ISBN: 9781110242504

Category: History

Page: 230

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

A Manual of Rational Bee-Keeping

Author: John Hunter,Josiah C. Long

Publisher: READ BOOKS

ISBN: 9781444648089

Category: Nature

Page: 156

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Originally published in 1879, this fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all Bee enthusiasts. With chapters on The history of bee keeping, Natural swarming, Artifical swarming and the diseases and enemies of bee's as well as many more this works contains much information that is still useful and practical today.Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Practical Bee Guide

A Manual of Modern Bee-Keeping

Author: J. G. Digges

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781986489256

Category:

Page: 250

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This special edition of 'The Practical Bee Guide: A Manual of Modern Bee-Keeping' was written by the Reverend J.G. Digges, and first published in 1921, making it just shy of a century old. The book has sections on The Occupants of the Hive, The Bee in Spring, The Bee in Summer, The Bee in Autumn and Winter, Anatomy of the Bee, Different Races of Bees, Bee Products, Comb Foundation, and more. A wonderful old manual containing all the good, old-fashioned knowledge needed to begin your career in Apiculture, and a great place to start for those contemplating it. IMPORTANT NOTE - Please read BEFORE buying! THIS BOOK IS A REPRINT. IT IS NOT AN ORIGINAL COPY. This book is a reprint edition and is a perfect facsimile of the original book. It is not set in a modern typeface and has not been digitally enhanced. As a result, some characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections, blurring, or minor shadows in the page background. This book appears exactly as it did when it was first printed. DISCLAIMER: Due to the age of this book, some methods, beliefs, or practices may have been deemed unsafe, undesirable, or unacceptable in the interim years. In utilizing the information herein, you do so at your own risk. We republish antiquarian books without judgment, solely for their historical and cultural importance, and for educational purposes. If purchasing a book more than 50 years old, especially for a minor, please use due diligence and vet the text before gifting.


The Irish Bee Guide

A Manual of Modern Bee-keeping ...

Author: Joseph Robert Garven Digges

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bees

Page: 220

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A Practical Manual Of Beekeeping

How to Keep Bees and Develop Your Full Potential as an Apiarist

Author: David Cramp

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848034857

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 176

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A fascinating hobby; a remunerative business; or a globetrotting career? Which type of beekeeper do you want to be? It is entirely up to you: beekeeping can provide it all.Beekeeping can provide anyone with an interesting and useful hobby or a lucrative and rewarding business. It is recognised as a vital agricultural industry and can therefore also offer you a globe trotting career. The whole subject is, however, often shrouded in mystery and loaded with jargon, leaving many people unaware of its true potential or how to start. This book strips away all the mystery and explains step by step how - from day one - you can start beekeeping as a hobby; how you can progress to running a beekeeping business; or how you can start a career as a beekeeper which can quite easily take you all over the world. No other guide explains in such detail the true potential and accessibility of beekeeping or of being a beekeeper.



The Book of Bee-Keeping - A Practical and Complete Manual on the Proper Management of Bees

Author: W. B. Webster

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1446546659

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 112

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Specially written for amateurs, beginners, cottagers and others who are desirous of keeping two or three hives of bees so as to yield the best results. Contents Include: Advantages of Bee-Keeping The Honey Bee Products of Bees Combs Modern Bee-Keeping Appliances Food Swarming Manipulating Honey Diseases of Bees Enemies of Bees

Practical Handbook of Bee Culture

Author: Sherlock Holmes

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1787051250

Category: Fiction

Page: 268

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In the summer of 2016 retired broadcaster Paul Ashton made an astounding discovery at a car boot sale in Sussex. He found a copy of Sherlock Holmes’s Practical Handbook of Bee Culture, and bought it for £2. No other copy of this legendary volume – the only book Holmes wrote – has ever come to light. The Handbook is the journal kept by Holmes from 1904 to 1912. 1904 was the year he retired from active investigation and moved to a farmhouse in East Dean. In 1912 he came out of retirement and left East Dean in order to outwit the German spy network in Britain on the eve of World War I. The journal is, of course, principally the record of his bee-keeping activities, but Holmes has also included a wealth of astonishing information – some of it highly indiscreet – about the following: – his marriage to Mrs Hudson – their social life in Sussex – his meetings with Lenin, Pablo Picasso, Edward VII, Rudyard Kipling, George Bernard Shaw and Sigmund Freud, among other distinguished figures – two investigations that he carried out, even though officially retired – two attempts that were made on his life – his involvement in the Jack the Ripper murders, the Dr Crippen affair, the theft of the Mona Lisa, and the Siege of Sidney Street – his correspondence with some of the famous scientists of the day – his active support of the Suffragette movement – the regular updating of his casebooks of famous criminals of the nineteenth century – a number of photographs, some taken by him and four actually showing him – the steady deterioration of his health over the period. Both the owner of the Handbook and the publisher are honoured to be able to make this unique treasure available to the general public.

A Book of Bees

Author: Sue Hubbell

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 150404245X

Category: Nature

Page: 193

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A New York Times Notable Book: “A melodious mix of memoir, nature journal, and beekeeping manual” (Kirkus Reviews). Weaving a vivid portrait of her own life and her bees’ lives, author Sue Hubbell lovingly describes the ins and outs of beekeeping on her small Missouri farm, where the end of one honey season is the start of the next. With three hundred hives, Hubbell stays busy year-round tending to the bees and harvesting their honey, a process that is as personally demanding as it is rewarding. Exploring the progression of both the author and the hive through the seasons, this is “a book about bees to be sure, but it is also about other things: the important difference between loneliness and solitude; the seasonal rhythms inherent in rural living; the achievement of independence; the accommodating of oneself to nature” (The Philadelphia Inquirer). Beautifully written and full of exquisitely rendered details, it is a tribute to Hubbell’s wild hilltop in the Ozarks and of the joys of living a complex life in a simple place.

Breeding Honey Bees - A Collection of Articles on Selection, Rearing, Eggs and Other Aspects of Bee Breeding

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473355176

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 86

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This volume contains a collection of articles on beekeeping, including information on selection, rearing, eggs, and many other aspects of bee breeding. Written in clear, concise language and complete with a wealth of interesting and practicable information, this collection will greatly appeal to the discerning beekeeper. It makes for a great addition to collections of bee-keeping literature. The articles contained herein include: 'A Manual of Bee-Keeping', 'A Modern Bee-Farm and Its Economic Management', 'Bees and Bee Keeping – A Plain and Practical Work', 'The American Bee Keeper's Manual', 'The Mystery of the Hive', and 'The Practical Bee Guide – A Manual of Modern Beekeeping'. We are proud to republish this vintage book, now complete with a new and specially commissioned introduction on beekeeping.