The fall of the wild, the rise of the zoo
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The fall of the wild, the rise of the zoo by Robert Bendiner

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English


  • Zoos.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert Bendiner.
LC ClassificationsQL76 .B46 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4114967M
ISBN 100525102701
LC Control Number80039704

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