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Isaac, Jacob, White, Stephen and White, William.
The General Apiarian [bound with] Collateral Bee-Boxes [bound with] A Complete Guide to the Mystery and Management of Bees.
Exeter; for L. Davis and C. Reymers; for the Author. , &, 180317641771. A superb sammelband of three very scarce works. 8vo. Hardback. All collated and complete. A handful of leaves and fold-out plate a little browned, o/w. contents in fine condition. Bound in contemporary half-calf over marbled boards a little rubbed, o/w. in thor. vg. condition. Provenance : With bookplate of Henry Thomas Ellacombe and more latterly, part of the Rothamsted Lawes Trust, acquired by them in 1941, with their neat stamp. Harding 156, 109 and 123. The works comprised herein are the 2nd edition of Isaac’s work and 1st editions of both the works by Stephen White and William White. The 2nd edition of Isaac’s work is more comprehensive and contains details of a hive invented by Mr. James Roberts of Crediton, Devon (complete with illustration of it) that was not included in the 1st edition. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: C.Arden Bookseller [United Kingdom]
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