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DUCARNE DE BLANGY, Jacques-Joseph. Traité de l'éducation économique des abeilles, où se trouve aussi leur histoire naturelle. 

Paris, Gueffier, 1771.

Two parts in one 12mo (166x96 mm), (8)-xxi-(3)-358 pages / (4)-209-(3) pages and 2 folding plates.  binding : Contemporary full mottled calf, triple gilt fillet on covers, fleuron at corners, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, gilt edges, marbled endpapers. 

First edition of this Treaty of beekeeping, in which the author describes his experiences and provides a most effective beehive model.
Very good copy.

Price : 650 €

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