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MANN, William Pickard. A Help to the Knowledge of the New Testament History. By W. P. Mann Late of St. Bees' College, Cumberland. LONDON : 1861 [ Grammar School, Middleham ]
London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1861. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus. 12mo LONDON : 1861. [ Second printing. No copies recorded in nay UK library]. Printed by R.A.L. Warne, Richmond, Yorkshire. Preface to 'second edition' dated 'Grammar School, Middleham, Christmas 1860'. ]. Hardback. Brown textured cloth, blind lettered to both covers. Pink end-papers. Minor wear only. Bright, tight and clean. No owner name or internal markings. VERY GOOD INDEED. 126 pages. VERY SCARCE. **Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket.** Scarce. [ Rosley Books - for Antiquarian books, Theology, Literature & History ] (Book ref. 0015909) £45.00
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Atkinson, John Beekeeping: The Technical Note Series
Burrowbridge: Bee Books New & Old, 1983. Card. Very Good. A4 0905652096 Undamaged binding in white laminated card, slightly toned. No creases, unmarked inside. Notes written for the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on controlling foul brood. c128pp. (Book ref. 008268) £10.00
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Pim, Sheila A hive of suspects: an Irish detective story
Hodder & Stoughton, 1952. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Hardback bound in green cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and is faded at the edges, no inscriptions. Uncommon crime story (Book ref. 36136) £15.00
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Oxenham, John Bees in Amber: A Little Book of Thoughtful Verse
London: Methuen, 1914. Softcover. /Dust Jacket Included. Fourth Edition. 12mo. Softcover. Printed titled wraps over printed pictorial (bees design) wraps. Bees design to endpapers. 118 pp. One hand-written poem to flyleaf. Light occasional pencil markings and occasional light foxing. Overall sound and bright. Remnants of dustjacket included. VG (Book ref. 07962) £7.50
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Close, Eunice; illustrated by Elizabeth Halfdaner Bessie Bee's Hunt
Brighton: Brighton Litor Publishers. Hardcover. Undated. Circa 1960. 8vo. Glazed pictorial boards. 24 pages. Colour illustrated. Charming story of bee who is sent out to collect honey nectar. Very clean. No inscriptions. VG+ (Book ref. 04045) £15.00
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Cowan, T. W The British Bee-Keeper's Guide Book to the Management of Bees in Movable-comb Hives, and the use of modern bbe-appliances
London: S. G. Madgwick / " British Bee Journal", 1919. Hardcover. Twenty-third Edition. 12mo. Brown pictorial cloth. 226 pp. plus ads. B/w illustrations/ Poor condition. several pages loose. Binding geneally loose. Cloth frayed and split at spine. POOR (Book ref. 02454) £4.50
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Ash, Edward C Ants, Bees, and Wasps: Their Lives, Comedies and Tragedies
London: Robert Holden. Hardcover. Undated. Circa 1910s. Pocket edition. Green cloth. Gilt titles. Paste-on colour plates (depicting a Bumble-Bee). 136 pp. Illustrated. Small, prev. owner's inscr. to ffep. GOOD+ (Book ref. 01831) £7.50
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Kisch, John (Acting Ed) The Illustrated London News - April 9, 1966
London: Illustrated London News, 1966. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Unmarked condition, colour cover shows Barbra Streisand who starred in "Funny Girl" opening at the Prince of Wales theatre on April 13, numerous illustrations & adverts in colour & b/w; also includes picture of the Southend pleasure steamer Anzio I aground on the Lincolnshire coast; illustrated articles on Bees, Thracian treasure, sculpture by Brian Wall, Chinese porcelain, Pirandello, cinema including Alfie with Michael Caine & Jane Asher. (Book ref. 5517) £6.00
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Benjamin, Alison Bees in the City
Guardian Books, 2011. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 9780852652312 247 pp. vg+ clean copy in similar dw (Book ref. 095559) £7.50
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Huber, Francis; Dadant, C. P. (Trans.): New Observations Upon Bees, by Francis Huber, 1814:
Hamilton, Illinois, American Bee Journal, 1926. HARDBACK, original gilt embossed pictorial cloth, with gilt embossed design on spine, portrait frontispiece, pages [i], 230, plates 14, roy. 8vo., 150mm x 228mm, (6" x 9"), the first full English translation. A classic in the history of beekeeping, former owner's details on front free end-paper, very small loss to top of page 7 and tear in top of one other both expertly repaired, head, tail and corners very slightly rubbed, otherwise a very fine clean sound copy. BBB 171; Johansson 238. (Book ref. 6350) £45.00
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Huber, Francis; Dadant, C. P. (Trans.): New Observations Upon Bees, by Francis Huber, 1814:
Hamilton, Illinois, American Bee Journal, 1926. HARDBACK, original gilt embossed pictorial cloth, with gilt embossed design on spine, portrait frontispiece, pages [i], 230, plates 14, roy. 8vo., 150mm x 228mm, (6" x 9"), the first full English translation. A classic in the history of beekeeping, inscription to a former owner on the front free end-paper, head, tail and corners very slightly rubbed, otherwise a very fine clean sound copy. BBB 171; Johansson 238. (Book ref. 6349) £60.00
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Julien Francon The Mind of the Bees
Methuen, 1939. Illustrated by Line Drawings. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 146 pages An attempt to understand what makes bees do what they do. Although it is a scientific study the experiments are simple and this book is written in such clear terms as to be accessible to all (Book ref. 009672) £12.50
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Waldbauer, Gilbert : Illustrations by Katherine Brown-Wing: Millions of Monarchs, Bunches of Beetles: How Bugs Find Strength in Numbers
USA: Harvard University Press, 2000 Hardback, first edition - second printing, 9.5" x 6", as new condition, in a very good unclipped ($24.95) dust-jacket, publisher's original maroon boards with orange cloth spine, gilt blocking to spine, 264 pages including index, b/w photos and line illustrations by Katherine Brown-Wing----------beetles, monarchs, caterpillars, locusts, mayflies, cicadas, ants, bees (Book ref. 2944) £15.00
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Gamble, Reginald: Bee Keeping - Young Farmers' Club Booklet No. 2
National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, June 1943 Fourth edition, stapled booklet, very good tight condition, illustrated card covers lightly water stained at lower spine, 48 pages including index, b/w photo illustrations by R V Roberts (Book ref. 2334) £7.00
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Collison, C. Ye Boke of Ye Busie Bee Being Notes on the Norman Priory and Church of St. Bees and Archbishop Grindal's Free Grammar School of St. Bees.
Millom: P. C. Dickinson & Son, 1940. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo Has been rebound with original boards and spine relaid, blue cloth. Some chipping and a few small stains to boards. Slightly cocked, light foxing to closed edges, ink inscriptions to front pastedown, pp clean and tidy. (Book ref. 47826) £60.00
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Stout, H. B. (transcriber) The Registers of St. Bees, Cumberland Part II Burials 1538-1837
Parish Register Section of the Cumberland and Westmorland antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 1968. Hard. Near New/No Jacket. 8vo Aside from some light rubbing to spine label, as new. (Book ref. 38736) £50.00
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Bernard Mandeville with Commentary By F.B.Kaye The Fable of the Bees or Private Vices, Publick Benefits
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1966. Reprint. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Octavo A very clean copy of the standard two-volume edition. (Book ref. 36606) £80.00
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Fore's Sporting Notes & Sketches. A Quarterly Magazine descriptive of British, Colonial, and Foreign Sport. Volume XIII. 1896
Messrs. Fores, Piccadilly, London 1896 8vo., decorative scarlet cloth, very elaborate with gilt, black, red detail. Pages : viii, 304, 32 tinted plates. Rubbed on spine caps & corners, sl fade to spine, endpapers sl.foxed, but this is a bright, crisp copy. VG+. (Book ref. 9074) £25.00
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Morse, Roger A. and Hooper, Ted (eds) The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Beekeeping
Poole: Blandford, 1985. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 071371624X Stout binding in plain brown cloth with bright gilt lettering on spine. Unmarked. No loose pages or creases. The dustjacket has some edge-wear and is slightly faded at the spine. This is an illustrated A-Z guide to beekeeping past and present. 432pp. (Book ref. 008251) £50.00
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Owsianka, Maria: The Legend of the Hive;
London, Pagoda Books, 1988; 1st edition. Hardback. Landscape 8.5" x 9". Fine/ Dj Fine. 96pp delightfully illustrated by Anna-Maria Szymanska. Green covers with gilt tile on spine. " This carefully researched and beautifully illustrated tale provides an entirely original approach to the life of a summer bee." (Book ref. 12646) £6.00
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