American Beekeeper Paperback
Monthly Journal published for the benefit of eveyone interested in Bees and Honey
Beekeeping Tips and Topics.
New Mexico: Modern Press, 1982. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Trade Paperback. Privately Printed. Fine / Fine.
Gleanings in Bee Culture.
Starting Right with Bees. Ohio: A.I. Root, 1971. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Private Press.
Good / Good. 15th edition few pages highlighted name written on inside front page.
Crane, author of The
Archaeology of beekeeping (Cornell), presents the scientific principles underlying
effective beekeeping and their practical application in different climates and
under varying conditions. She also gives an account of honeybees as a world
resource, both in producing honey and other hive products, and as pollinators
that increase yields of seed and fruit crops. The volume as a whole constitutes
an integrated picture of world beekeeping in the various continents, with a
brief summary of its history. Includes more than 400 b&w illustrations. Annotation
c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Life of the Bee. New York: New American Libary, 1954. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Trade Paperback. Privately Printed. Fair / Fair. Yellowing of pages/pp.167
First Lessons in Beekeeping. Illinois: Journal Printing Co., 1971. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Trade Paperback. Privately Printed. Good +. pp.121/illustrated
Keeping Bees. Vermont: Williamson, 1986. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Private
Press. Fine /. pp.237/illustrated/writing on inside cover/few pages highlighted.
A Living with Bees. New York: Orange Judd, 1947. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Private Press. Fine/ pp.335/Photos
The Busy Honeybee Rand NcNally, 1936. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Pictorial Cover. Privately Printed.
Good pp.60/photos/writing on inside cover
 A.Norman Schofield.
Teach Yourself Beekeeping. London: 1951. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Private Press.Good/
 Frank Pellett.
A Living from Bees. New York: Orange Judd, 1943. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Privately
Printed. Fine.Photos/illustrations/pp.304/old advertisements
 C.P. Dadant.
First Lessons in
Beekeeping. Am.Bee Journal, 1957. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Private
Press. Fine pp.127/photos
 C.P. Dadant.
First Lessons in
Beekeeping. Illinois: Am.Bee Journal, 1938. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard
Cover. Private Press. Fine / No Jacket. pp.127/photos/revised edition
 Addison Webb.
Beekeeping for Profit
& Pleasure. MacMillian, 1943. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Pictorial
Cover. Private Press. Fine . pp.116/illustrations
Beekeeping. Contains 66 pages, measures 7-3/4" by 6-1/2". A practicl guide for
the novice beekeeper, buying bees, management, rearing, honey production, section
on the beekeepers yearly work cycle. There are some color photos by outstanding
animal and nature photographers and drawings by Walter Berghoff. Copyright 1989,
over all very good condition.
from Bees;pub.1944;cloth cover;very good condition;pp.302;ex.lib.
cover; very good condition;pp.304;photos;ex.lib
photos by Zena Bernstein ;pp.26;11 1/2"
x 9"; fabulous illustrations;ex lib writing on cover.
(1946)This is a hard cover book, 6 1/2" x 9 1/2", with 126 pages.The Author is Lewis Sutherland.
This book is in excellent condition...inside and outside. It also has a paper
jacket that has taken the abuse over the years...is is worn and torn. In this
book we follow the queen from infancy to her death. Her struggle to survive
against other queens. It covers the bee and the flower and how the bees work
together in the hive. It has many other articles pertaining to bees.
This is a(1951) hard cover book, 6 1/4" x 9 1/4", with 114 pages.The Author is Carl E. Killion.
Front cover shows some dark areas and wear at the corners. Spine is in good
condition with slight wear at top and bottom. Articles include Location, Comb
honey equipment, Colony management, Wintering, and Marketing Comb honey. Contents
are in excellent condition.
This is a (19i9)hard cover book, 5 1/2" x 7 3/4", with 124 pages. The author is M.G.Dadant.
Covers show small spots and slight wear at the corners. Spine shows slight wear
at top and bottom. Binding and contents are in excellent condition. Articles
include choosing location, winter and spring work, harvest, moving bees, honey
houses and equipment and many other fine articles.
This book of more than 500 pages contains 34 bulletins from Federal, State
and College sources on all areas related to bee keeping. The papers are from
1915 - 1922. The book is simply titled "Bee Papers". Condition of the book is
(1948)This is a hard cover book...about 6" x 9"..and has 439 pages....author is R.O.B.Manley...this
book was printed in London...covers are in very good condition with spine in
good condition with wear at the top and bottom...bindings and contents are in
good to excellent condition...articles include hives, supers and frames, problems
of a novice, Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter...20 chapters in all...it also
has 28 illustrations.
(1908)This is a soft cover book...about 5" x 7 3/4"..and has 172 pages....author is T.W.
Cowan, chairman of the British Beekeeper's Association...Front cover is in good
condition with a few small wrinkles...back cover has a wrinkle in left top corner...spine
is torn top and bottom...bindings are loose at the front cover and good at the
back cover...contents have darkened with age but are in good condition...articles
include historical, the production of beeswax, wax candles and tapers, and other
chapters on bees wax...also 17 illustrations
How to Keep Bees
(1905)This is a hard cover book...about 5" x 7 1/2"..and has 228 pages....author
is Anna B.Comstock...covers are in good condition...spine shows slight wear
at bottom...binding is in good condition...contents are in good to excellent
condition...articles include the hive and how to handle it, details concerning
honey, points about beeswax, the anatomy of the honey bee, bee hunting, 15 more
chapters on bees and beekeeping...95 year old book belongs in someones collection.
The Flower and the Bee
(1918)This is a hard cover book...about 5 3/4" x 8 1/4"..and
has 286 pages....author is John H. Lovell...front cover is in good condition...back
cover has a small wrinkle about centered running side to side...spine has 1
small spot 2" from the bottom...binding is in excellent condition and so are
the contents...articles include bees as builders of flowers, bumblebee flowers,
bees which visit only one kind of flower, pollen flowers, and bee and fruit
growing...10 other chapters on flowers and bees .
(1946)This is a hard cover book...about 5 3/4" x 9"..and has 293 pages....author is R.O.B. Manley...published
and printed in Great Britain...covers are in good condition...spine, bindings,
and contents are in good to excellent condition...articles include essentials,
climate, pasturage and apiaries, apiary equipment, heather, and 8 other chapters
(1955)This is a hard cover book...about 5 3/4" x 8 1/4"..and has 245 pages....author is Harry
J. Whitcombe...Covers are in good condition with slight wear at the corners...spine
shows wear at top and bottom...book has a paper jacket that is torn and smudged...the
book itself is in good to excellent condition...articles include my customers
are always right, college beekeeper, her majesty the queen, it's an old Eygptian
custom, and 10 other chapters on bee business...See pictures.
Practical Queen Rearing
(1918)This is a hard cover book...about 5 1/2" x 8"..and has
103 pages....author is Frank C. Pellett...front cover has wear by the spine
from top to bottom...back cover is in good condition...spine shows some wear...bindings
are in good condition and contents are in excellent condition...articles include
Banat bees, Egyptian bees, control of drone, grafting house, small hives, and
8 other chapters on queen rearing...
Copyright:1996 First Edition Publisher: Arthur Levine Scholastic Press. A Unique written novel... Subject
matter... " When Thora, a young worker bee, befriends some drones, she wonders
if they really are lords of the hive or if their pompous posturing merely conceals
an appaling fate. " This a great story line and very nice. If you like stories
with human thought lines but the characters are animals, insect... you will
love this book. " Written by: Soinbhe Lally Hardback & Dustjacket.. Number of
Pages: 226 Condition: As New!
(1938)This is a hard cover book...about 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"..and has 272 pages....author is Bodog
F. Beck MD...this is a first edition book...covers are in good condition...it
has a name and address on the inside of front cove..spine is good and binding
is good...contents are excellent...articles include honey, honey versus sugar,
the nutritive value of honey...the medicinal value of honey, honey in surgery,
honey in the home, and 14 other chapters on honey and health...
(1968)This is a soft cover book...about 6" x 8 1/2"..and has 128 pages....author is Brother
Adam...front cover has a few small spots and back cover, spine, bindings, and
contents are in good condition...articles include purpose and scope, France,
Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Sicily, Germany, Greece, Crete, Jordan and many
other countrys were visited to find many different strains of bees and observe
their methods of beekeeping .
THE BASIC BEEKEEPING & HONEY BOOK BY LOUIS HANSON & LILY DAVIS. COPYRIGHT 1977. PUBLISHED BY DAVID McKAY
CO.. TELLS HOW TO START KEEPING BEES WITH STEP-BY-STEP PHOTOS AND DRAWINGS,
WHY AND HOW TO SUBSTITUTE HONEY FOR SUGAR, 150 DELICIOUS HOME-TESTED RECIPES.
BOOK AND DUST JACKET ARE IN GOOD CONDITION WITH VERY LITTLE WEAR.
(1917)This is a hard cover book...about 5 1/2" x 8"..and has 165 pages....author is C.P.
Dadant...front cover has one small smudge and back cover is in good condition...both
have slight wear at the corners...spine is slightly worn at top and bottom and
bindings and contents are in good condition...articles include a colony of bees,
egg laying, royal jelly, eyes of drone, honey sack, and length of life...there
are 241 articles covered in this book...the introduction is by C.C. Miller.
(1982)In response to the many requests for more information, Ormond and Harry Aebi have brought forth
another volume which lays bare the tips, secrets and innovative experiments
that have allowed them to obtain phenomenally large yields of honey and the
entry in the Guinness Book of Records for the most wildflower honey from a single
hive (404 lbs.). “Mastering the Art of Beekeeping is an erudite handbook of
the complex art of beekeeping. The authors have a rare ability to combine literary
and beekeeping skills. People, bees and experiences are woven into a de4ightful
tale of what beekeeping is all about---Gleanings in Bee Culture “All beekeepers
, novices and old-timers alike will profit from the Aebi’s insights. It might
take the average beeperson several lifetimes to discover the natural wisdom
and effective methods that these men have poured so generously into this book.----
Organic Gardening Published by Prism Press, 1982. It is a 283 page paperback
book.This book is a previous libary book with typical stamps ang stickers. Book
is in great condition. Small amount of edgeware on cover. It has tight bindings.
The pages are clean and bright, with no notations. Despite the minor flaws noted,
this is a beautiful copy of this book in GREAT condition.
(1890) Titled THE ABC OF BEE CULTURE: A CYCLOPAEDIA OF EVERY THING PERTAINING TO THE
CARE OF THE HONEY-BEE; BEES, HONEY, HIVES, IMPLEMENTS, HONEY-PLANTS, ETC. FACTS
GLEANED FROM THE EXPERIENCE OFT THOUSANDS OF BEE KEEPERS ALL OVER OUR LAND AND
AFTERWARD VERIFIED BY PRACTICAL WORK IN OUR OWN APIARY. By A.I. Root. There
are 401 pages of text. The pages are intact and attached together, but they
are coming separated from the hardback cover. This is an easy repair and there
are sites on the web that explain how to do this. The pages are still supple
and in very good condition with no tears, stains, folds, or dry rot/crumbliness.
The cover is in good condition, worn but intact.
The below booklets are in good condition with over 200 pages of recipes.
New Favorite Honey Recipe Booklet..5 1/2"x 8 1/2"
1956 More Favorite Honey Recipes..5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Honey Cookery..6" x 9"; 1965
1956 More Favorite Honey Recipes..5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
1965 Old Favorite Honey Recipes..6" x 9";...these booklets are in good condition with over 200 pages of recipes.
This is a hard cover book...about 5 3/4" x 8 1/2"..and has 174 pages....author
is Maria Lo Pinto...front cover is in good condition, rear cover has spots at
bottom by spine...spine is torn at top approximately 1/4" down, bindings are
in good condition,contents are in good condition except for pages 14 and 15
which are browned from a newspaper article being between them...articles include
the honey bee, bees wax, kinds of honey, honey for your health, honey and cosmetics,
leg ulcers and small wounds and chilblains, wrinkles and crows feet, cooking
with honey, and recipes for cookies, pies, frostings, hayfever, insomnia, nasal
spray, that depressed feeling and many others and honey and The Holy Bible.
Beekeeping in the South
(1920)This is a hard cover book...about 5 1/2" x 8"..and has
120 pages plus the index....author is Kenneth Hawkins...front cover is in good
condition, rear cover is water spotted, bindings are in good condition, spine
shows slight wear top and bottom and contents are in very good condition...articles
include shall I go South, making a start, wintering bees in the South, the tropical
south, mountain beekeeping, Southern honey markets, and honey plants of the South.
:The New Comb Honey Book, by Richard Taylor. Consists of four parts on beekeeping. Part 1; Whys and wherefores
Part 2; Backyard Comb Honey Beekeeping Part 3; Things to do Part 4; Producing
comb honey commercially Each part has many subsections. Softcover, good condition,
except for small stain on cover (visable in pic). Published by Linden Books,
1981,112pp. Many photos and drawings.
How to Keep Bees and Sell Honey, by Walter T. Kelley. . The author was the former editor of "Modern Beekeeping".
This book is the 8th edition. Very thorough treatment of Beekeeping. Hundreds
of photos. Softcover, good sound condition. Back cover slightly dirty. Published
by Walter Kelley Co., 1975,144pp
1978 Bee Pollen and Your Health is written by Carlson Wade with articles about man's search for youth
from the bee hive, the Cancer fighting elements in bee pollen, pollen power
1970 Honey for Health written by Cecil Townsley, book is in good condition, articles include honey in legend
and mythology, honeys of the world, food of the gods...and many other articles
on honey and health.
THIS IS A 53 PAGE PENNSYLVANIA BEEKEEPING CIRCULAR #472,THERE IS NO DATE BUT LOOKS
LIKE ABOUT THE 40'S OR 50'S AND TELLS YOU ALL ABOUT THE BEEKEEPING BUSINESS.
The Art & Adventure of Beekeeping, Ormond an Harry Aebi, 184 pages.
The Complete Guide to Beekeeping, Roger A. Morse, 220 pages
First Lessons in Beekeeping, C. P. Dadant, 128 pages
BINDER: Cornell University Home Study Course in Apiculture. Keekeeping Notes, Ohio State University, Entomology.
Bee supply catalogs. Controlling the Greater Wax Moth. Beekeeping for beginners.
Installing package bees. Protecting honey bees from pesticides.
Transferring Bees to Modern Hives (1932)
Treatment of American Foulbrood (1933)
Ohio State Extension No.281 Modified Two-Queen System for Honey Production (1947)
Price list labels for the Beekeeper (no date)
Honey and Some of Its Uses (1936)
Dadant and Sons Beekeeping Supplies for 1949.
Walter Kelly Supply Catalog
Beekeeping for beginners
Controlling the Greater Wax Moth
More than 300 delicious recipes for salads, meats, breads, vegetables, candy,
beverages and dessert dishes. Hard cover in excellent condition. Unfortunately
the dust jacket is battered along lower edge.
Hardbound,on spine #48 Illinois School District Library,A.O.Moore publisher. In the preface-author's
name given as M. Quinby date and location St. Johnsville, new York, January
1857. On the spine author's name written quiney. Some illustrations. Size 5
1/4"x8",weight about 1 1/2pounds. Condition TITLE PAGE TORN OUT to table of
contents,pencil markings and scribbles throughout,some pages are folded,376
pages plus advertising.
(1800)This book was printed for Vernor and Hood,in the Poultry, by J.Cundee,Ivy Lane,Newgate-Street,
London in 1800.It has 133 pages plus an index. It measures 5 1/4"x 3 1/2". It
cost two shillings back then! The book is in two parts 1)The Natural History
of Bees, with directions for the Management of them,an Account of their enemies..
2)An Enigmatical Account of a Neibouring Nation-Their Queen ,her palaces, attendants..The
book is worn along the spine, the cover has split from the board on the front,back
cover has some stains, and the corners are very worn.Inside their are some stains
and foxing, but all text is readable.From page 69-111, the corners have been
(1888)QUINBY'S NEW BEE-KEEPING. THE MYSTERIES OF BEE-KEEPING EXPLAINED. BY L.C. ROOT.
WITH 100 ILLUSTRATIONS. COPYRIGHT 1888, 1884, BY ORANGE JUDD COMPANY. 271 PAGES.
CONDITION: PAGES SLIGHTLY YELLOWING. BINDING AND HINGES ARE SOLID. COVER IS
IMMACULATE AS YOU CAN SEE WITH THE BEAUTIFUL GOLD COLORING.
Five booklets related to bees, beekeeping and honey production are as follow. One
is a 1943 circular titled BEE DISEASES issued by the Dept. of Agriculture. It
measures (" X 6" and contains 22 pages, a few of which are underlined. HONEY
PRODUCTION by V.G Milum was publihed in 1944 by U. of Illinois Extension service.
It contains 51 pages. THE TREATMENT OF AMERICAN FOULBROOD deals with the spread,
treatment and symptoms of the hive disease. BACKLOT BEEKEEPING by C.H. Pease
is a 110-page softback published in 1949. It is designed for small beekeepers
and beginners. the last of the five booklets is titled BEE DISEASES, published
in 1943 by the Illinoi s Dept. of Agriculture. All of these publication are
in good conditon. The have been used, but were well cared for by W.L. Garrison
of Moweaqua, Illinois.
ABC and XYZ of Bee Culture, A.I. Root Bee Library 34th Edition, 1972
1972 The Dancing Bees, Karl von Frisch, paperback, 5th Edition 1953.
The Gentle Craft, hardbound w/dj, John F. Adams, 1st Edition, 1972
The How-To-Do-It Book of Beekeeping, Richard Taylor, paperback, Walnut Press 1974
dated 1944 Very good condition with no writing. There is a little wear to the
cover very minor and some darker spots on the back, but very faint, just age
discoloration from hand oils, I think.
"BEEKEEPING~AN ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOK" BY DIANE G. STELLEY. 240 PAGES AND INDEX.
GREAT BOOK, PRETTY TECHNICAL~GOES INTO MARKETING, BUILDING WHAT YOU NEED, RECIPES,
ETC. GREAT INFORMATION.
Description Allen Latham's Bee Book, by Allen Latham, Hale Publishing, Haleville,
Georgia, 1949, stated first edition, published December 10, 1949. 200 pages
and 27 chapters with photo illustrations and drawings. Some Chapters: Queen
Bee, Honey Gathering; Why Bees Swarm; Bee Mimics and Abnormalities, Old Lore
and New; Principles of Wintering; Honey Without an Extradtor. Except for missing
front free fly, interior is very clean and tight.
TITLE - A Day In The Life Of A Beekeeper AUTHOR - Penny Michels and Judith
Tropea PUBLISHER - Troll Associates COPYRIGHT - 1991 DESCRIPTION - Dimensions
of book : 8 ½ x 9 ; Number of pages : 32 ; Book condition : excellent condition
. Interesting book for young adults with many color photographs explaining in
Leahey manufacturing in Higginsville MO manufactured both poultry incubators
and beekeeping woodenware. They ceased business operations in the early 1980's.
These blocks wre for the printing of their catalog. One block depicts beeswax
foundation, another shows a beekeeping start up kit, and the third shows a bee
A good soft cover copy of The Bee-Man of Orn with the story by Frank R. Stockton
and Pictures by Maurice Sendak! Harper Trophy. Good condition; one name inscription
on front inside page. Not paginated, humorous story with typical great Sendak
1915 "A Manual of BEE HUSBANDRY" by Elmer G. Carr, Deputy of the State Entolomogist
in Bee Inspection, printed by Dispatch Printing Company, Union Hill, N.J. in
1915. This softcover book is 72 pages and measures 6" x 9". The last two pages
are dogeared at the bottom. One of these pages, plus the preceding one, has
a small area of foxing in the same locale - otherwise the book is in EX+/NM
1919 ROOT SUPPLIES AND APPLIANCES FOR BEEKEEPERS 1919, summer edition, 6-1/2" x
9-1/2", softcover, 48 pages, many illustrations. There's a small hole at the
top of the rear cover and accompanying smaller perforations on the last two
pages, right near the bound edge. There are also several tiny holes in the cover
along the bound edge. Otherwise it's in EX+ condition.
24th Annual Catalogue BEES and APIARIAN SUPPLIES, I.J. STRINGHAM, no date,
5-1/4" x 9", 12 pages, illustrated, VG+ condition
Sears Roebuck and Co. BEE KEEPERS SUPPLIES, no date, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 21 pages,
illustrated, some minor discoloration, mainly on the cover, but otherwise in
Diamond Jubilee 1938 cataloue from Lewis Beeware. 48 pages of info in all aspects of
beekeeping. In very good condition. 7 x 9.5 is size./Features Dadant foundation.
The Queen and I by Edward A. Weiss /Step by Step instruction for the begining beekeeper. Chapters
include: 1. How it Began 2. Structures and Tools 3. The Amazing Bee 4. Where
to Locate Your Colony 5. The Day Your Bees Arrive 6. The First Few Weeks/ A
Critical Period 7. THe First Week 8. The Second and Third Week 9. The Fourth
, Fifth and Sixth Week 10. Swarming 11. Some Common Mistakes and Some Helpful
Tips 12. Summer 13. Harvest Time and Fall Prepartion 14. Profits in BeeKeeping
15. Winter. Ex library book with the usual library markings. Front fly leaf
removed, DJ in mylar covering