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"A Practical Treatise On The Hive And Honey-Bee" 1866

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"A Practical Treatise On The Hive And Honey-Bee" 1866
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Book by L. L. Langstroth with an introduction by Robert Baird. Third Edition, revised and illustrated with 77 engravings. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1866. Original publisher's purple cloth binding, sun-faded and worn at the extremities. The spine has been bumped and chipped, particularly at the top of the spine. The covers are blind-ruled and have a blind device at the center of each. The spine displays a bee-hive and stand with a swarm of bees rising up to a tree limb in gilt, along with gilt lettering. The interior is toned and has occasional foxing and soiling. 409 pages; 7 1/2" tall.


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