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This antiquarian book contains a detailed and concise guide to beekeeping. Written in simple language and containing all the fundamental information required for successful bee-keeping, this text constitutes a must-read for the novice or prospective bee-keeper, and makes for a worthy addition to collections of such literature. The chapters of this volume include: 'Attractions of Beekeeping', 'Outlook for Beekeeping', 'The Honey Bee Family', 'Necessary Equipment', 'Hives and Hive Parts', 'Pasture for Bees', 'Suggestions for Getting Started with Bees', 'When Bees Must Be Fed', 'Use of Foundation', 'Breeding Better Bees', 'Getting the Honey to Market', etcetera. We are proud to republish this vintage text, now complete with a new and specially commissioned introduction on bee-keeping.