Library Resources

Books about Bees and Beekeeping

The Melksham Beekeepers Association (MBKA) lending resources are available to all our members at no charge and maybe browsed through during our monthly club meetings.

We are always pleased to receive books, new or old, to add to our library resource.

 

Book List:

  1. Honey Bee Biology – John B. Free
  2. In search of the best strain of Bees – Brother Adam
  3. The dance, language & orientation of Bees – Karl von Frisch
  4. The archeology of Beekeeping – Eva Crane
  5. The hive and the Honey Bee – Dadant & Sons
  6. Beekeeping Techniques – Alexander S. C. Deans
  7. Swarm trigger discovered – A. E.  McArther
  8. Social Wasps – Robin Edwards
  9. The life of the Bee – Maurice Masterlinck
  10. Honey by the ton – Oliver Field
  11. Encyclopaedia of Beekeeping – R. Morse & Ted Hooper
  12. The social organisation of Honey Bees – John B. Free
  13. Honey Bee pests, predators and diseases – Roger A. Morse
  14. The anatomy & dissection of the Honey Bee – H. A. Dade
  15. The little book of Bees – Karl Weiss
  16. Communication amongst Social Bees – M. Lindaver
  17. Beeswax – Ron Brown
  18. Let’s make a Beehive – W. R, Millar
  19. Bees, Vision, Chemical Senses and Language – Karl von Frisch
  20. Pollen Identification for Beekeepers
  21. Introduction to Beekeeping – Paul Metcalf (Video)
  22. Of Bees & Bee Skeps (DVD)
  23. Bees & Honey – Ted Hooper
  24. Beekeeping at Buckfast Abbey – Brother Adam
  25. The Honey Bee inside out – Celia F. Davis
  26. Sixty years with Bees – Donald Sims
  27. Honey Bees – A guide to management – Ron Brown
  28. The Honey Bee roand and about – Celia F. Davis
  29. Bee propolis – Natural Healing from the hive – J. Fearnley
  30. Breeding Techniques and selection – Friedrich Ruttner
  31. The Bee friendly garden – Ted Hooper & Mike Taylor
  32. Practical queen rearing – Charles & Pauline Dublow
  33. ABC to XYC of Bee culture – Amos Iver Root
  34. Bee sex essentials – Lawrence J. Conner
  35. Soap – Making it, enjoying it – Ann Bramson
  36. The monk and the Honey Bee – Brother Adam
  37. The Honeybees of the British Isles – B. A. Cooper
  38. Practical Beekeeping – Clive De Bruyn
  39. Bees at the bottom of the garden – Alan Campion
  40. The buzz about Bees – Jurgen Tautz
  41. Queen Bee – David Woodward
  42. How to keep Bees without finding the queen – Paul Mann
  43. The practical Bee guide – J. G. Digges
  44. Beekeeping – Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries
  45. Wilts, Hants & Dorset year Book 1945
  46. Beekeeping – Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries
  47. Hands – A Dublin candlemaker – DVD
  48. Wilts. Beekeepers Association year book 1977
  49. Beeswax flower making – Liz Duffin
  50. Pollen Identification – Rex Sawyer
  51. A world without Bees – Alison Benjamin & B. McCallum
  52. A world without Bees (Hard Back version) Alison Benjamin & B. McCallum
  53. Discover Beekeeping – Daphne Moore
  54. Bees & Beekeeping – Irmeard Diemer
  55. The Bee craftsman – H. J Wadey
  56. The practical Bee guide – J. G Digges
  57. Honey – Isha Mellor
  58. The joys of Beekeeping – M. G. Kennedy & Bell
  59. Guide to Bees 7 hone – Ted Hooper
  60. Propolis – The natural antibiotic – Ray Hill
  61. Dadant system of Beekeeping – C. P Dadant
  62. The practical Bee guide - J.G Digges