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Keys, John.
The Practical Bee-Master. In which will be shewn how to manage bees either in straw hives or in boxes, without destroying them, and with more ease, safety and profit, than by any method hitherto made public.
for the author, London. [], 1780. 1st. Ed.. pp.xii, 390, with one fold-out plate plus 1 leaf errata and advertisements. 8vo. Hardback. Contents leaf bound after title page. Some light off-setting on the fold-out plate and some minor spotting. Old stitch marks evident. Otherwise contents very clean, bright and in near fine condition. Several informed, pencil notes in early hand. More recently, handsomely rebound in full-calf leather binding (marbled end-papers) with gilt lettering and decoration, all in fine condition. (Harding 135). [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: C.Arden Bookseller [United Kingdom]
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