“There are two classes of persons for whom bee-culture should have strong interest, and two0 distinct purposes for which the pursuit may be followed….the cottager or small farmer… and [those of] retired leisure”.
NEIGHBOUR, Alfred. The Apiary or Bees, Bee-Hives, and Bee-Culture. Being a Familiar Account of the Habits of Bees and the Most Improved Methods of Management, with Full Directions, Adapted for the Cottager, Farmer, or Scientific Apiarian.
Interior: pages age toned, occasional foxing/spotting, text block splitting in places.
Exterior: Publisher’s green pictorial cloth, gilt. – Some wear.
PROVENANCE: Francis Frederick Fox (armorial bookplate to front paste-down). Fox (1833-1915) was an antiquary and bibliophile, whose works include “Some Account Of The Ancient Fraternity Of Merchant Taylors Of Bristol” (1880). Signature in blue ink of another owner to front endpaper.
8vo. London: Kent & Co., 1866.
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