"Pleasurable Bee-Keeping" is a simple and accessible guide to keeping bees for pleasure. It contains chapters on all aspects of the hobby from equipment and preparation to diseases and common enemies. This volume is highly recommended for modern readers with a practical interest in the subject. Contents include: "Bees and Flowers", "Why keep Bees?", "The Contents of the Hive", "Natural Increase", "Races of Bees", Subduing and Handling of Bees", "Hives", "Aids to Success", "Commencing Bee-keeping", "Honey Production", "Bee-escapes and Super-Clearing", "Queen Raising and Introducing", "Diseases", "Enemies of Bees", etc. Many Vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on Bee-keeping.