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THE ZOO THAT NEVER WAS by  R. D Lawrence - First American Edition - 1981 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

THE ZOO THAT NEVER WAS

by Lawrence, R. D

Condition: Very Good/Very Good-


New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1981. 308 pp. Quarter-bound in salmon-coloured cloth on beige speckled boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Wraparound dj art and title page art by Bill Elliott. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a short nick in the upper left of the front cover and some darkening on the spine; price intact; no interior markings. They hadn't set out to become the keepers of a wild menagerie but that is what happened. Their first were two baby raccoons found starving by the side of the road. The author bottle-fed them back to health, then returned them to the wild. And in the following months, other orphaned or abandoned animals came to reside on the author's farm, a skunk, a lynx, a pair of otters, a porcupine, a Canada goose and on, including an orphaned black bear cub.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Bill Elliott;. 8vo.
  • Bookseller: W. Fraser Sandercombe CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 216601
  • Title: THE ZOO THAT NEVER WAS
  • Author: Lawrence, R. D
  • Illustrator: Bill Elliott;
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good-
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0030568110
  • ISBN 13: 9780030568114
  • Publisher: Holt Rinehart and Winston
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1981
  • Keywords: wilderness adventure; northern; woodland woodlands; wild animals; nature lore; naturalist; wildlife; wild menagerie; raccoons; skunks; lynx; otters; porcupine; white-footed mouse; canada goose; wood duck drake; bear cub; bears; malamute; conservation; can
  • Bookseller catalogs: Outdoors - Wildlife and Nature;
  • Subjects: NATURE / General;
  • Size: 8vo


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