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BEEKEEPING BASICS

Title:  The Practical Bee Guide                                                                                   1 Copy

Author:   J G Digges

Year Published:   1917  (First Published 1904)

Description:  Paperback with Black & White photo Illustrations.  229 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  Beekeeping A Practical Guide                                                                          1 Copy

Author:   Roger Patterson

Year Published:   2012

Description:  Paperback with line drawings and colour photo Illustrations.  172 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  Guide to Bees & Honey                                                                         1 Copy

Author:   Ted Hooper MBE

Year Published:   2010  First Published 1997

Description:  Paperback with Black & White photo Illustrations.  262 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  The Beekeeper’s Field Guide                                                                            1 Copy

Author:   David Cramp

Year Published:   2011

Description:  Ringbound Paperback with Colour photo Illustrations.  255 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  A Practical Manual of Beekeeping                                                                   1 Copy

Author:   David Cramp

Year Published:   2012 (First Published 2008)

Description:  Paperback with a few Black & White photo iIllustrations.  291pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

BEEKEEPING BASICS (CONT)

Title:  Beekeeping: A Beginner’s Guide                                                                                  1 Copy

Author:   David Cramp

Year Published:   2012

Description:  Paperback with colour photo Illustrations.  172 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  Get Started in Beekeeping (A Teach Yourself Book)                                        1 Copy

Author:   Adrian and Claire Waring

Year Published:   2014 (First Published 2006)

Description:  Paperback with colour photo Illustrations.  213 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  Bees at the Bottom of the Garden                                                       1 Copy

Author:   Alan Campion illustrated by Gay Hodgson

Year Published:  2001 (First Published 1984)

Description:  Paperback with Black & White photo and line drawing  Illustrations.  110 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  The Art of Beekeeping                                                                          2 Copies

Author:   William Hamilton

Year Published:   1971  (First Published 1945)

Description:  Hardcover Book with a Few Black & White Illustrations.  199 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  The Bee-Keepers Guide                                                                                                1 Copy

Author:   W Herrod-Hempsall F.R.E.S.

Year Published:   1947  (First Published 1938)

Description:  Paperback Book with a Few Black & White Illustrations.  167 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

BEEKEEPING BASICS (CONT)

Title:  Beekeeping (A Thornhill Guide No 4)                                                                           1 Copy

Author:   John Shida

Year Published:   1976

Description:  Pamphlet with Some Black & White Illustrations.  30 pages no index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  Background to Beekeeping                                                                                          1 Copy

Author:   Allan C Waine

Year Published:   1975 (First Published 1955)

Description:  Hardcover Book with Some Black & White Illustrations.  118 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  Beekeeping                                                                                                      4 Copies

Author:   Frank Vernon

Year Published:   1976

Description:  A “Teach Yourself” Paperback with Black & White photos and illustrations.  212 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  Principles of Practical Beekeeping                                                                                                      2 Copies

Author:   Robert Couston

Year Published:   1972

Description:  Hardcover Book with Black & White photo illustrations.  101 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping

Title:  Building  Beehives for Dummies                                                                                                      1 Copy

Author:   Howland Blackiston

Year Published:    2013

Description:  Paperback Book with Black & White line drawings.  254 pages with index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping/Equipment

BEEKEEPING BASICS (CONT)

Title:  The Complete Guide to Beekeeping                                                                                                      1 Copy

Author:   Roger A Morse

Year Published:   1973

Description:  Hardcover Book with Black & White photo illustrations.  204 pages no index

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping but appears to be written by an American for USA

Title:  The Golden Insect: A Handbook on Beekeeping for Beginners                                               1 Copy

Author:   Stephen Adjare

Year Published:   1984 (First Published 1981)

Description:  Paperback  with Black & White photos &  illustrations.  104 pages with contents list

Category:  Basics of Beekeeping but written from Author’s experiences in Tanzania

Title:  500 Answers to Bee Questions                                                 2 Copies

Author:   A I Root Editorial Staff of “Gleanings in Bee Culture”

Year Published:   1986 in USA

Description:  Paperback with black & white photos & illustrations.  96 pages with index

Category:   Bee Keeping Useful Knowledge  NB some advice may be for USA only

TECHNICAL

Title:  Breeding Techniques and Selection for Breeding of the Honey Bee                                                1 Copy

Author:  Friedrich Ruttner (Translated by Ashleigh & Eric Milner for the British Isles Bee Breeders Association)

Year Published:   1988

Description:  Paperback with Black & White photos and illustrations.  151 pages with index

Category:  Breeding of Bees  (Technical)

Title:  Bee-Keeping at Buckfast Abbey                                                1 Copy

Author:  Brother Adam OBE

Year Published:   1975 by British Bee Publications

Description:  Paperback with Black & White photos and illustrations.  86 pages with list of contents

Category:  Breeding of Bees  (Technical)

Title:  Queen Rearing                                                                                     1 Copy

Author:  Harry H Laidlaw Jnr and J E Eckert

Year Published:   1962 USA

Description:  Hardback with Black & White photos and illustrations.  165 pages with index

Category:  Breeding of Bees  (Technical)

Title:  Beekeeping in the Swarming Season                                                                1 Copy

Author:  George Davis

Year Published:   1976 (Revised 1980)

Description:  Paperback with Black & White photos and illustrations.  53 pages with contents list

Category:  Breeding of Bees  (Technical)

BEE BEHAVIOUR

Title:  Bees: Their Vision, Chemical Senses and Language                                                    1 Copy

Author:  Karl von Frisch

Year Published:   1968 (First Published 1950)

Description:  Paperback with Black & White photos and illustrations.  125 pages with index

Category:  Bee Behaviour

Title:  The World of The Honeybee                                                                            1 Copy

Author:  Colin G Butler

Year Published:   1977 (First Published 1954)

Description:  Hardback with Black & White photo illustrations.  226 pages with index

Category:  Bee Behaviour

Title:  The Bee Book                                                                           1 Copy

Author:  Daphne More

Year Published:   1976

Description:  Hardback with Black & White photo illustrations.  137 pages with index

Category:  History and Natural History of the Honeybee

Title:  A World Without Bees                                                                         1 Copy

Author:  Alison Benjamin and Brian McCallum

Year Published:   2009

Description:  Paperback with Colour photo illustrations.  298 pages with list of contents

Category:  Study of Decline of Honeybees

GARDENING

Title:  Garden Plants Valuable to Bees                                                           1 Copy

Author:   International Bee Research Association

Year Published:   1981

Description:  Paperback with tables of plants.  52 pages with list of contents

Category:   Bee Keeping Useful Knowledge/Gardening

Title:  The Bee Garden                                                                                    1 Copy

Author:   Maureen Little

Year Published:   2013 (First Published 2011)

Description:  Paperback with colour photo illustrations.  257 pages with index

Category:   Bee Keeping Useful Knowledge/Gardening

BEEKEEPING ADVICE (OFFICIAL BOOKLETS)

Title:  Beekeeping                                                                                                       1 Copy

Author:   HMSO MAFF

Year Published:   Bulletin 9 1972

Description:  Paper Booklet.  25 pages no index, no illustrations

Category:   Beekeeper Advice

Title:  Advice for Beekeepers                                                                                      1 Copy

Author:   BBKA

Year Published:   Advisory Leaflet No AB11

Description:  Paper Booklet.  Compendium  of BBKA Leaflets B1 – B!$ and PL1 – PL3

Category:   Beekeeper Advice (BBKA Booklet)

Title:  Bee Stings                                                                                                         1 Copy

Author:   BBKA

Year Published:   Advisory Leaflet No 52 2001

Description:  Paper Leaflet.  4 pages no index

Category:   Beekeeper Advice (BBKA Leaflet)

Title:  Maintaining Beekeeping Records                                                                     1 Copy

Author:   BBKA

Year Published:   Advisory Leaflet No 20 2001

Description:  Paper Leaflet.  4 pages no index

Category:   Beekeeper Advice (BBKA Leaflet)

Title:  Bees and Neighbours                                                                                        2 Copies

Author:   BBKA

Year Published:   Advisory Leaflet No B1

Description:  Paper Leaflet.  4 pages no index

Category:   Beekeeper Advice (BBKA Leaflet)

BEEKEEPING ADVICE (DISEASES) OFFICIAL BOOKLETS

Title:  Tropilaelaps: Parasitic Mites of Honey Bees                                                    1 Copy

Author:   fera (The Food and Environment Research Agency)

Year Published:  PB 10780 pub 2005

Description:  Paperback  Leaflet with full colour Illustrations.  14 pages no index

Category:   Bee Health and Diseases (Ministry Leaflet)

Title:  Managing Varroa                                             1 copy 2005 defra version      3 Copies 2009 fera version

Author:   fera (The Food and Environment Research Agency)

Year Published:   First Published by defra as PB 10859 2005 then by fera in 2009

Description:  Paperback  Leaflet with full colour Illustrations.  37 pages with list of contents

Category:   Bee Health and Diseases (Ministry Leaflet)

Title:  Diseases of Bees                                                                                                           1 Copy

Author:   Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Year Published:   HMSO Bulletin 100 pub 1976 (First published 1945)

Description:  Paperback  Booklet with black & white photo Illustrations.  34 pages with list of contents

Category:   Bee Health and Diseases (Ministry Booklet)

Title:  Varoosis – a Parasitic Infestation of Honeybees          1 copy (1992); 3 Copies (1996) ; 1 Copy 2000 version

Author:   Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Year Published:   MAFF PB 0925 in 1992 then as 2581 in 1996   Re-Issued 2000 as “Managing Varroa”

Description:  Paperback  Booklet with full colour Illustrations.  16 pages no index

Category:   Bee Health and Diseases (Ministry Booklet)

Title:  Nosema and Amoeba                                                                                                   1 Copy

Author:   Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Year Published:   Leaflet 473 Reprinted 1979 (First Published 1969)

Description:  Paper Leaflet with 1 photo Illustration.  7 pages no index

Category:   Bee Health and Diseases (Ministry Leaflet)

Title:  Honeybee Brood Diseases                                                                                                        1 Copy

Author:   Henrik Hansen

Year Published:   ? 1986

Description:  Paperback Booklet with photo Illustrations.  15 pages no index

Category:   Bee Health and Diseases

HONEY AND USES OF HONEY/HIVE PRODUCTS

 Title:  About Honey                                                                                                    1 Copy

Author:   P E Norris

Year Published:   1970 (First Published 1954)

Description:  Paperback in the “About Series” no Illustrations.  64 pages no index

Category:   Honey and Uses of Honey

Title:  Honey – Nature’s Magic:          Ultimate Guide to 101 Things to do with Honey                               1 Copy

Author:   Jenni Fleetwood

Year Published:   2011

Description:  Hardcover with colour photo illustrations.  93 pages with index

Category:   Honey and Uses of Honey and Hive Products

Title:  Users Guide to Propolis, Royal Jelly, Honey and Bee Pollen                                        1 Copy

Author:  Leigh Broadhurst

Year Published:   2005 (A Basic Health Publication’s User Guide)

Description:  Paperback with no Illustrations.  88 pages with index

Category:   Honey and Hive Products

Title:  Beeswax Crafts                                                                1 Copy

Author:   Norman Battershill, David Constable, Linda Crouch, Liz Duffin and Polly Pinder

Year Published:   1996

Description:  Paperback with colour photo Illustrations.  79 pages with index

Category:   Honey and Hive Products

Title:  Making Mead                                                                                         1 Copy

Author:  Bryan Acton & Peter Duncan

Year Published:   1980 First Published 1968 (An Amateur Winemaker Publication)

Description:  Paperback with black and white photo illustrations.  60 pages with index

Category:   Honey and Hive Products

Title:  Henry’s Bee Herbal: Modern Applications of Honey Therapy                                                 1 Copy

Author:   Henry Rowsell & Helen MacFarlane

Year Published:   1974

Description:  Paperback with no Illustrations.  128 pages with index

Category:   Honey and Uses of Honey

HONEY AND USES OF HONEY/HIVE PRODUCTS

Title:  Country Kitchen Recipes with Honey                                                   2 Copies

Author:   Maurice Hanssen

Year Published:   1981 (First published 1979)

Description:  Paperback with line Illustrations.  32 pages with list of recipes

Category:   Honey and Uses of Honey/Cookery

BEEKEEPERS MEMOIRS/TIPS

Title:  The Joys of Beekeeping                                                                                    1 Copy

Author:   Richard Taylor

Year Published:   1974 black & white illustrations by Meri Shardin. 166 pages with list of contents

Category:   Bee Keepers’  Memoir  by an American Beekeeper

Title:  The Life of the Bee                                                                               1 Copy

Author:   Maurice Maeterlinck Translated by Alfred Suto

Year Published:   1912  (originally pubished 1901).  No illustrations. 256 pages with list of contents

Category:   Bee Keepers’  Memoir  by a German Beekeeper at the Turn of the Century

Title:  The City of the Bees                                                                              1 Copy

Author:   Frank S Stuart

Year Published:   1947 no illustrations. 183 pages

Category:   Bee Keepers’  Poetic Musings

Title:  Don’t Be An Awful Beekeeper                                                  1 Copy

Author:   Bruce Cookston

Year Published:   1987 black and white drawings. 10 pages

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