“The Book of Bee-keeping” is a classic guide to keeping bees for profit and pleasure. It includes complete instructions for setting up and managing a successful apiary, as well as tips and observations from a life-long keeper on how to avoid problems and make a profit. Highly recommended for modern readers interested in keeping bees. Contents Include: “Introduction", "Advantages of Bee-keeping", "The Honey Bee", "Products of Bees", "Combs", "Modern Bee-keeping", "Appliances", "Food", "Swarming", "Manipulating", "Honey", "Diseases of Bees", "Enemies of Bees", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on bee-keeping.