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Haughton Honey 

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Lots of Commercial hives.......
Take a peek at 'fleabay'.

Item number: 310265385993

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Very Nice, but dont have deep enough pockets! Have picked up a few old beekeeping books over the years but dont have anything that old!

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Yes, but if Moses wrote it......:angelsad2: its a fair price...

Difficult to swallow coffee with tongue firmly in cheek!
 

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Chicken feed!

Err.. no..
 

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interesting to see that he has imposed the society he knows from royal court on the bees REX ( king), Duc (court of Dukes) plebs ( workers) Fuci (Males)

not polictically correct in those days to say the Queen rules :D
 

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I have seen this copy before(Same signature inside),it was being sold by a specialist London dealer but is now held by someone in oxford.

It was for sale before at the same price..
 
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Umm, I don't think my bottletop collection would stretch that far...
 
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Is there a "Dummy's" version?bee-smillie
 

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According to the photo he was 'Beemaster to the King's Most Excellent Majesty'. What a great title.
 
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'Beemaster to the King's Most Excellent Majesty'.
surely that means that he was beekeeper to a Most Exellent Majesty belonging to the King.

well, in todays language anyway..
 
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I thought the picture of the hive in the book looked familiar...

I have seen it on a site about the Warre hive and also theres a bit about building an octagonal hive.
 
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Probably about 5/6 at the moment
But that is surely a bit steep for an old, cut about version with a 20th century rebinding? Isn't it?
 
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Slight mistake....

Hexagonal.....


Cabt add web address on here.

Google Images "warre hexagon"
 

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Probably about 5/6 at the moment
Dishmop - could you tell us a little more about this octagonal hive in the picture?
Two of you failed to notice the hive is not octagonal, but hexagonal. You know, the same shape as...

...comb.

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The book is also available to download in PDF format.

Trouble is......... its written in a simiar style to the language of the Gendarme in Allo Allo.
 
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Two of you failed to notice the hive is not octagonal, but hexagonal. You know, the same shape as...
anything above 4 confuses me...
 

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