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Wildman, Thomas
A Treatise on the Management of Bees, Wherein is Contained the Natural History of those Insects: with the various methods of cultivating them, both Antient and Modern, and the improved Treatment of them. To which are added the Natural History of Wasps and Hornets, and the means of destroying them.
London: Printed for the Author, and sold by T. Cadell, 1768. First Edition. First Edition. xix, [1], 169, [7] pp. With three folding copper-plate engravings. Tree calf rebacked in modern leather retaining earlier morocco lettering piece, gilt-rolled edges. Very Good+ with some rubbing, staining and a few scuffs to calf; contents generally bright, hints of foxing to endpapers, mild soiling to title page, a few minor stains within such as stray ink splotches on p. 107. Endpapers retained with early ownership marks of Terry Tibble Reading Berks dated December 17, 1775. A notable work on beekeeping and the behavior of bees. Very Good+. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books [United States]

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