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Bee keeping and honey production 1580-1660


, : Bee keeping and honey production 1580-1660. Bee keeping and honey production 1580-1660: 52 pp.

Part 1 describes beekeeping methods in Britain in 1580-1660, covering the following aspects: beekeepers, location of hives, the hives used, swarming, protection, obtaining the honey (the September cull and midsummer driving), processing the honey, production levels and use, wax, pests, winter. Part 2 comprises 77 notes, by M. Buckle, commenting on aspects in Part 1. Part 3 contains 3 short texts by writers of this period - Henry Best, Gervase Markham and William Lawson.

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