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THORLEY (John) [Melisselogia] or, the Female Monarchy.  Being an Enquiry into the Nature, Order, and Government of Bees, Those Admirable, Instructive, and Useful Insects. With a New, Easy, and Effectual Method to preserve them, not only in Colonies, but common Hives, from the cruel Death, to which their Ignorant, Injurious, and most Ingrateful Owners so commonly condemn them. A secret unknown to past Ages, and now Published for the Benefit of Mankind. Written upon Forty Years Observation and .Experience N. Thorley, 1744
xliii, [3], 206, [2] p.frontis, 4 plates, 1 folding, some occasional spotting, 8vo, modern half calf,

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