This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to beekeeping, with information on starting a hive, hive management, swarming, harvesting honey, seasonal preparations, and much more. Profusely illustrated and full of invaluable information, this timeless volume is highly recommended for the modern beekeeper, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “Beekeeping As An Occupation”, “How The Colony Is Organized”, “The Complete Hive”, “Accessory”, “Equipment”, “Establishing The Colony”, “Spring In the Apiary”, “Summer In The Apiary”, “Fall And Winter Preparation”, “Queen Management”, “Diseases And Enemies”, “Honey Plants”, “Packing”, and “Honey For Market”. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on beekeeping. Originally published in 1917.