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THE ZOO STORY  (Special Melbourne Zoo Edition) by  Catherine de Courcy - Paperback - First Thus, Paperback  - 1995 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

THE ZOO STORY (Special Melbourne Zoo Edition)

by de Courcy, Catherine

Condition: Very Good


Ringwood, VIC, Australia: Claremont (Penguin Books Australia), 1995. (viii), + 324pp., unpaginated colour and b/white halftone plate sections, plus b/white chapter header illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. Textblock unmarked. "This fascinating look at the history and development of one of our most controversial public institutions shows how zoos have evolved from private menageries to public parks . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 11 chapters, Notes, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Melbourne Zoo Supplement. Book weight approx. 420g. . First Thus, Paperback . Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012913
  • Title: THE ZOO STORY (Special Melbourne Zoo Edition)
  • Author: de Courcy, Catherine
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Thus, Paperback
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 1854717774
  • ISBN 13: 9781854717771
  • Publisher: Claremont (Penguin Books Australia)
  • Place: Ringwood, VIC, Australia
  • Date published: 1995
  • Keywords: Local History, Australia, Victoria, Zoos, Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens (History), Zoos (History), De Courcy, Catherine
  • Bookseller catalogs: Australian Local History; Australian History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General; HISTORY / Australia & New Zealand;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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