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The Fall of the Wild, The Rise of the Zoo

by Robert Bendiner


New York: E. P. Dutton, 1981.. Cloth (gilt-stamped spine), 8vo, dust jacket, 196 pages, index, selected bibliography, 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations. With a chart of endangered, vulnerable, and rare animals. Incisive reporting by a onetime member of The New York Times editorial board. Stated 1st edition. Good+ condition (inscribed and dated by the author on free endpaper; slightly rolled), in good+ dust jacket (some soil and edgewear).. ISBN: 0525102701. Signed by Author(s). F. Hardcover.

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