Lot 139: Warder (Joseph). The True Amazons: Or, the Monarchy of Bees. Being a New Discovery and Improvement of those Wonderful Creatures, 9th ed., 1765, engraved portrait frontispiece (light offsetting to title), woodcut ornaments, publisher's advertisements at end, later mottled calf, spine with red label and gilt decoration, slightly rubbed at ends, 8vo, together with Nutt (Thomas), Humanity to Honey-Bees: Or, Practical Directions for the Management of Honey-Bees upon an Improved and Humane Plan, by which the Lives of Bees may be Preserved, and Abundance of Honey of a Superior Quality may be Obtained, 2nd ed., Wisbech, 1834, two folding wood-engraved plates, illustrations, a few minor spots, modern half calf, 8vo. British Bee Books 74 & 215 respectively. (2)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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