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WILDMAN, Thomas.
A Treatise on the Management of Bees; Wherein is Contained The Natural History of those Insects; With the various Methods of cultivating them, both Ancient and Modern, and the improved Treatment of them.

To which are added, The Natural History of Wasps and Hornets, and the Means of destroying them. Illustrated with COPPER-PLATES.

pp. xvii, (iii), 311, (i) blank, (viii) Index, 16 Appendix, Containing Extracts from De Re Rustica. 3 folding engraved plates, plate III torn with loss of the lower corner just affecting one figure. Contemporary calf worn at spine edges and corners, the plates foxed and creased from early misfolding, last few leaves browned in the top corner, otherwise a decent copy.

*FREEMAN BNHB #3996 - Freeman's copy, with his purchase invoice in 1969, when he paid 8 guineas for it.

Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, opposite Catharine-Street, in the Strand. London.

Date Published: 1770. Second Edition. 8vo.

Stock No. 63064

Price: 175.00