1883 Quinby Beekeeping Beehives Honey Bees Illustrated Apiary Insects Cultures Root

QUINBY, Moses

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Quinby’s ‘Bee Keeping’ is “the most practical work on bee-keeping” (Hetherington, introduction). This work is an instructive treatise on everything in and about a bee hive. Quinby focuses on the various roles of the different bees in a hive, how to gather and store honey, and how to cultivate bees. This fine first edition is charmingly illustrated with figures of bees, hives, combs, and honey.

 

This 1883 edition was edited by Lyman Root who was notable for patenting certain aspects of the Quinby beehive (Edwards).

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1883 Quinby Beekeeping Beehives Honey Bees Illustrated Apiary Insects Cultures Root

 

Quinby’s ‘Bee Keeping’ is “the most practical work on bee-keeping” (Hetherington, introduction). This work is an instructive treatise on everything in and about a bee hive. Quinby focuses on the various roles of the different bees in a hive, how to gather and store honey, and how to cultivate bees. This fine first edition is charmingly illustrated with figures of bees, hives, combs, and honey.

 

This 1883 edition was edited by Lyman Root who was notable for patenting certain aspects of the Quinby beehive (Edwards).

 

Item number: #18950

Price: $499

 

QUINBY, Moses

 

Quinby’s new bee-keeping. The mysteries of bee-keeping explained. Combining the results of fifty years’ experience, with the latest discoveries and inventions, and presenting the most approved methods, forming a complete guide to successful bee-culture.

 

New York: Orange Judd Company, 1883.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • XVI, 17-270, [6]
    • Illustrated with figures throughout
  • References: Edwards, America’s Father of Practical Beekeeping
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • B. Carter, Jr.
    • M. Bailey
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Cloth
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5.25in (19.5cm x 13cm)

 

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18950

Category

Natural History

Authors

QUINBY, Moses

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete