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THE WORLD OF THE HONEYBEE (NN 29)
Written by Colin G. Butler.
Stock no. 1816292
Published by Collins. 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 29. Revised edition. Green cloth, gilt titles. Two colour photos and 87 b/w photos. Name & date in ink and foxing to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear sticky back plastic, slightly faded to spine (as is usual) and browned to rear panel.

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BUMBLEBEES (NN 40)
Written by John B. Free; Colin G. Butler.
Stock no. 1816258
Published by Collins. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist series no. 40. Green cloth. Illustrated with b/w photographs by Colin G. Butler, Head of the Bee Department at Rathamsted Experimental Station. A most informative guide to locating nests, facilitating capture and guidance on maintenance. This book confirms that bumblebees are social insects whose communities are at a more primitive state of cohesion and organisation than those of honeybees. The book also demonstrates that bumblebees may be easily kept under study conditions. Name & date in ink to front pastedown and is hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Browning and foxing to endpapers. Text block browned, especially top edge. A few foxspots and minor grubby marks to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear palstic, browned to rear panel and faded to spine.

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BEES, WASPS, ANTS & ALLIED INSECTS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Edward Step.
Stock no. 1815812
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt titles. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Wayside & Woodland Series. Endpapers a little grubby. Light browning to text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and creased, browned and chipped at corners.

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LIFE OF THE HONEY-BEE
Written by W. Sinclair. Illustrated by Jill Payne.
Stock no. 2124240
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition.

Ladybird Series 651. Blue pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0721402445. Tally No. 240 to rear cover, Ladybird revised price sticker covering original price, also to rear cover.

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LIFE OF THE HONEY-BEE
Written by W. Sinclair. Illustrated by Jill Payne.
Stock no. 2124233
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition.

Ladybird Series 651. Blue pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0721402445. Bumping to spine and corners. Scuffing to bottom corner of rear cover; old price to rear cover has been inked out. Tally no. 240 also to rear cover.

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THE HUMBLE-BEE
Written by F.W.L. Sladen.
Stock no. 2123540
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Its Life-History and How to Domesticate It. With descriptions of all the British species of Bombus and Psithyrus. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Some colour plates. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few marks and some scuffing to covers. Surface paper damage to front pastedown. Front joint is broken. Some foxing.

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MORE ANT AND BEE
Written by Angela Banner. Illustrated by Bryan Ward.
Stock no. 2123234
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1977. 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 spine. A few indentation marks to covers. 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. 2123233
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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. 1 inch tear hole to spine, on rear cover. Some chipping and wear along cover edges.

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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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THE CHILDREN'S LIFE OF THE BEE
Written by Maurice Maeterlinck. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1506489
Published by Allen & Unwin. 1st UK 1920. Almost very good condition.

Readable & informative. Selected and arranged by Alfred Sutro and Herschel Williams. Blue cloth with gilt titles and colour pictorial onlay. 8.5 x 5.5". 5 colour plates. 192 pages. Spine bumped, worn and browned. A little bumping and wear to corners. Covers a bit grubby. One hinge starting to crack and joint cracked by frontis. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to contents but clean otherwise. All plates present.

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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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QUEEN BREEDING FOR AMATEURS
Written by C.P. Abbott.
Stock no. 2119948
Published by Bee Craft. 1st 1947. Good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Covers are foxed and grubby with some creasing. First page has surface paper damage and some staining. Foxing. Contents are generally still very good.

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