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,  p., II leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsSF522.5 .K49 1796Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- With a preliminary half-title leaf.
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.
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