This book contains a collection of articles on bee-keeping, with information on the interaction between bees and plants, general hive management, natural history of the honey bee, and much more besides. Written in clear, concise language and profusely illustrated, these articles will be of much practical value to existing or prospective bee-keepers. The compendium makes for a worthy addition to any collection of bee-keeping literature. The chapters of this book include: 'A Practical Treatise on the Hive and Honey Bee'; 'Bees and Beekeeping - A Plain and Practical Work'; 'The American Bee Keeper's Manual'; 'The Bee Keepers Guide - Or Manual of the Apiary'; 'The Bee Walk - Being the Romance and Practice of Bee Keeping'; etcetera. We are proud to be republishing this volume, now complete with a new and specially commissioned introduction on bee-keeping.