"Rational Bee-Keeping and the Prevention of Acarine Disease" is a vintage handbook on bee-keeping with a special focus on the ailments and diseases of bees. It aims to outline the basic principles of keeping bees for the amateur, and presents a wealth of useful information and tips for successful hive management. This handbook is highly recommended for modern readers with a practical interest in keeping bees. 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.