The Quest for the Perfect Hive


Ever wondered how modern beehive designs came about and why? Gene Kritsky's book presents the evolution of hive design over the centuries, covering skeps, bee gums, Langstroth hives, top bar hives and everything in between! Perfect for any complete bee-nerd!

198 pages. 6" x 9". Hardcover. 2010.

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