Card (Keyhole Collection): The true ordering of bees

Card (Keyhole Collection): The true ordering of bees

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THE TRUE ORDERING OF BEES. JOHN LEVETT, 1634. THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND AND THE SCOTTISH BEE KEEPERS ASSOCIATION: MOIR COLLECTION. MRB.75 KEYHOLE COLLECTION CARDS bring art and history together in hand-crafted letterpress greetings cards which are bold and beautiful, thought-provoking and tactile. Every card gives a new lease of life to images that have been tucked away in archives, museums, library’s and special collections. They show images that may be of small or great importance. Images that give a glimpse of the past with a quirky, contemporary edge. _The National Library of Scotland and The Scottish Bee Keepers Association_ _This hive of information is quite simply the bee’s knees – like nectar to lovers of all things apiary. Housed in the National Library of Scotland, the Moir Rare Book Collection is one of the very finest collections of rare beekeeping books in the world. It consists of 250 volumes and includes items published as far back as 1525. On long-term loan from the Scottish Beekeepers’ Association it provides a glimpse into the anatomy and life of bees and buzzes with the language of keeping including piping, quacking and tanging._

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