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The Lore of the Honey-Bee

Naturevolume 79page6 (1908) | Download Citation



THIS book begins with an entertaining account of the curious beliefs about bees held by the ancients and in the Middle Ages, such as their spontaneous generation from the carcass of an ox, as recorded by Virgil and others, and the government of the colony by the queen and her subordinates.

The Lore of the Honey-Bee.

By Tickner Edwardes. Pp. xxiv + 281. (London: Methuen and Co., n.d.) Price 6s.

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