Printed Books, Maps & Documents
The David A. Smith Collection of British Bee Books 1600-1950
Early Science & Geology
The Michael Jenner Architecture Library
A selection of lots being sold 8 November 2017:
John Worlidge. Apiarium; or A Discourse of Bees: Tending to the best Way of Improving them, and to the Discovery of the Fallacies that are imposed by some, for private Lucre, on the Credulous Lovers and Admirers of these Insects. Written by J.W. Gent., 1st edition, Thomas Dring, 1676.
Estimate £700 - 1000
Charles Butler. The Feminine Monarchie: or the Historie of Bees.Shewing Their admirable Nature, and Properties, Their Generation, and Colonies, Their Government, Loyaltie, Art, Industrie, Enemies, Warres, Magnanimitie, &c. Together with the right ordering of them from time to time: And the sweet profit arising thereof, 2nd edition, London: Printed by John Haviland for Roger Jackson, 1623.
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