A quite excellent and very readable account of the ‘how’ the ‘why’ and the ‘worth’ of bee book collection.
Geoff Lawes has written a book based on a lifetime of collecting bee books of great value to bibliophiles. He describes clearly the necessary approaches to a collection, the value of editions and condition.
A manual for bee book collectors explaining all one would wish to know as one moves from one book to a library of books on the subject.
The author discusses books as an investment, book collecting know-how, restoration and how values are determined.
Recently discovered in a back storeroom at NBB …
A box of the previously produced title The Bee Book Book, created in the way that books were crafted in the last century.
An artisan production printed by a Heidelberg Press on lithographic plates. Bound in 16 page saddle hand stitched sections with coloured end pages.
Cloth cased with gold foil spine lettering and decorated dust wrapper.
Extensively illustrated throughout by copies of old engravings.
An essential purchase for all bee book enthusiasts and those interested in the history of the craft.
Limited numbers available.