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BUMBLEBEES (NN 98)
Written by Ted Benton.
Stock no. 1827243
Published by Collins. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series 98. Examining all aspects of the natural history of bumblebees, from their life cycle to foraging behaviour, their psychology and conservation. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0007174500. Boards clean and bright. Foxing to text block else a lovely clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is clean and bright, a little fading to spine, minor grubby marks to rear panel.

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THE WORLD OF THE HONEYBEE (NN 29)
Written by Colin G. Butler.
Stock no. 1827224
Published by Collins. 1958. Good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 29. Green cloth, gilt titles. Two colour photos and 87 b/w photos. Reprint. Text block browned and foxed. Pastedowns have surface paper loss (tape removal?). Front endpaper has previous owner's personalised bookplate and date in ink. A few pencil annotations to margins else clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (normal for this series) and a little grubby to rear panel.

Price: £15.00 £12.75.

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HONEY BEE BIOLOGY AND BEEKEEPING
Written by Dewey M. Caron.
Stock no. 1826678
Published by Wicwas Press. 2nd 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. This book explains bee biology, what bees do, and provides the tools which make it possible for an individual to successfully manage bee colonies. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos, diagrams, charts and illustrations. ISBN: 1878075098. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to verso of front endpaper. Rear board lightly scuffed and small sticky patch (label removal?). A few minor knocks to board edges. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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BEE POLLINATION IN AGRICULTURAL ECOSYSTEMS
Written by Rosalind R. James; Theresa L. Pitts-Singer.
Stock no. 1826579
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

The interplay of bees, agriculture, and the environment. Text based around the U.S. Yellow pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9780195316957. Spine lightly faded, a few minor marks to boards, small knock to front vertical edge of boards. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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THE BEE-MAN OF ORN
Written by Frank R. Stockton. Illustrated by P.J. Lynch.
Stock no. 1826383
Published by Walker Books. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In the ancient country of Orn... there lived an old man who was called the Bee-man because his whole time was spent in the company of bees. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0744596122. A lovely copy, pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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QUEEN REARING ESSENTIALS
Written by Lawrence John Connor.
Stock no. 1324007
Published by Wicwas Press. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

A must have book for every beekeeper. Pictorial cardwraps. 100 pages. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781878075239. Light rubbing to cover edges. Contents fine. Neat barcode label to rear cover.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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MORE ANT AND BEE
Written by Angela Banner. Illustrated by Bryan Ward.
Stock no. 2140513
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition.

An Alphabetical Story, companion book to "Ant and Bee". Colour pictures on every page with new words printed in red. Green glazed boards. 110 pages. 3.75 x 4.75". ISBN: 0718200322. Bumping to top of spine. Small inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ANT AND BEE AND THE ABC
Written by Angela Banner. Illustrated by Bryan Ward.
Stock no. 2140512
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1979. Almost very good condition.

The first Ant and Bee book. Small oblong format. Red pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0718200306. 5th impression. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few marks to covers. Small inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges; a few to odd margin. Vertical creasing to a few pages. Illustrations are still nice and bright.

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ANT AND BEE GO SHOPPING
Written by Angela Banner. Illustrated by Angela Banner.
Stock no. 2137741
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Book 12 in the Ant and Bee series. Small oblong format. Red glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0718200446. Some fading to spine. Pale browning and odd foxspot to some pages.

Price: £130.00 £110.50.

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THE ELF, THE RABBIT AND THE BUMBLE BEE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321149
Almost very good condition.

Title on front cover is "Three Are We". Brown pictorial cardwraps. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Covers are edge worn and a bit grubby. Some light foxing and fingering to contents.

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MORE ANT AND BEE
Written by Angela Banner. Illustrated by Bryan Ward.
Stock no. 2123232
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1973. Almost very good condition.

An Alphabetical Story, companion book to "Ant and Bee". Colour pictures on every page with new words printed in red. Green glazed boards. 110 pages. 3.75 x 4.75". ISBN: 0718200322. Spine is faded. Corners are bumped. Book has been covered with clear adhesive film. A few margin marks. One hinge pulled.

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MORE ANT AND BEE
Written by Angela Banner. Illustrated by Bryan Ward.
Stock no. 2122048
Published by Franklin Watts. pre 1957. Very good condition.

American edition. Book 2 - Another Alphabetical Story for Tiny Tots. Very small oblong format. Green pictorial boards. Easy to read text and lovely colour illustrations. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few light scuff marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Odd margin mark. Closed margin tear to page 63.

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