This vintage book contains a detailed guide to bee-keeping, with chapters on natural history, hive society, acquiring bees, diseases, marketing, and much more. "Practical Advice to Beginners in Bee-Keeping" will be of considerable utility to modern keepers both old and new, and it would make for a useful addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: "Natural History", "Queen", "Worker", "Drone", "Hives", "Appliances", "Purchasing Bees", "Placing the Swarm into the Hive", "Handling and Manipulating Bees", "Preliminary Report on the Isle of Wight Bee Disease", "Causes of the Disease", "Spread of the Disease", "Symptoms of the Disease", 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.