This vintage book contains a complete and illustrated guide to bee-keeping designed for beginners and students. It contains chapters on every aspect of bee and apiary management, and constitutes a fantastic resource for modern keepers and enthusiasts. Contents include: "Natural History of the Bee", "Straw Hives", "Skeps-Size of-Supers For-Supering Hives-Neighbour's Cottage Hive-Floor Boards For-Protection of.", "Bar Frame Hives", "The Woodbury", "The Abbott Cottage-The Cheshire-The Sherrington-The Abbott-The Carr Stewarton", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. This book has been selected for reproduction due to its educational importance, and we are proud to be republishing it now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on Bee-keeping.