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Keys, John

The antient bee-master's farewell, or, Full and plain directions for the management of bees to the greatest advantage : Disclosing further improvements of the hives, boxes and other instruments, to facilitate the operations; especially that of separating double and treble hives or boxes; with certainty and safety, without injuring the bees; interspersed with new but important observations: the whole judiously adapted to general use; with an appropriate method for the curious. Also brief remarks on Schirach, and other distinguished apiators on the continent. Deduced from a series of experiments during thirty years. Illustrated with plates / by John Keys, of Bee-Hall, Near Pembroke.

Additional Title(s):

Antient bee-master's farewell

Full and plain directions for the management of bees to the greatest advantage

London : Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, 1796.
Physical Description:
xvi, 273, [1] p., II leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF522.5 .K49 1796
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
With a preliminary half-title leaf.
English short title catalogue, T127506
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in quarter calf and marbled boards. Armorial bookplate: Richd. Carr Glyn.
Subject Terms:
Bee culture -- Early works to 1800.
Bees -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1796.
G. G. and J. Robinson -- Publisher.
Glynn, Richard Carr -- Bookplate. (BACRB)
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England), publisher.

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