We are pleased to present you with a historically accurate reproduction of the 18th century text entitled "A Complete Guide for the Management of Bees Throughout the Year". This wonderful work, reproduced as accurately as possible, discusses the art of bee keeping and the work involved on taking up the challenge of being an apiarist. As an 18th century text, this gives us an interesting insight into the Georgian era's method of caring for bees, as well as the extraction and use of honey. This is both a wonderful historic piece, as well as a useful reference tool for those wishing to take up the task of being an apiarist in an 18th century living history, or reenactment setting.
Interestingly, this provides us with a rare glimpse at the use of beehives and the protection of bees in the winter during the 18th century. Not only this, but it also provides us with a recipe and instructions for the production of mead! This wonderfully reproduced book comes to you on period laid linen paper, hand bound with linen thread, suitable for collectors, historians and those with a passion for classic literature and antique books.
This item is made to order and will be ready in less than one to two weeks (usually sooner) from the order date.
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