This antiquarian volume comprises a comprehensive guide to bee-keeping, with information on seasonal management, diseases, enemies, swarming, honey production, and many other aspects of bee-keeping. Full of interesting, practical information and profusely illustrated, this guide will be of considerable value to the discerning bee-keeper. It is not to be missed by collectors of antiquarian literature of this ilk. The chapters of this volume include: 'Early Experiments – Natural History', 'The Queen', 'The Worker Bee', 'Size of Hives', 'The Large Hive', 'Small Hives', 'Safety in Wintering', 'Frame Spacing', 'The Supers', 'Side Storage', 'Queen Excluders', 'Drone and Drone Production', 'The Dadant Hive', 'A simplified Dadant Hive', and much more. We are proud to republish this vintage book, now complete with a new and specially commissioned introduction on bee-keeping.