This vintage book contains a complete guide to bee-keeping, with information on hive constructions and management, the natural history of bees, harvesting, swarming, and all other related aspects. Highly accessible and full useful tips, this book will be of considerable utility to the modern reader with an interest in keeping bees, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents Include: "A Reviving Industry", "Her Majesty the Queen Bee", "Drones and Workers", "The Bee City", "The Beginner's First Steps Swarming", "The Year in the Hive", "The Honey Harvest", "Cleanliness or Disease", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on keeping bees.