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How to keep bees

a handbook for the use of beginners

by Anna Botsford Comstock

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Published by Doubleday, Page & company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bees

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anna Botsford Comstock.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF523 .C74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. l., vii-ix, 228 p.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6954546M
    LC Control Number05012256
    OCLC/WorldCa4317990


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