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Zoos and Circuses

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Zoos and Circuses

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Zoo: A History of Zoological Gardens in the West, Baratay, Eric, and Elisabeth Hardouin-Fugier
1 Baratay, Eric, and Elisabeth Hardouin-Fugier Zoo: A History of Zoological Gardens in the West
London Reaktion Books 2002 1861891113 / 9781861891112 First English Language Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Quarto 
400 pp. Extremely light general wear to dustjacket. Book is as new. Black-and-white and colour photos and zoo-related artworks. "In tracing the zoo's history from closely held private collections to controversial large-scale public businesses, the authors take us behind the scenes of a frequently misunderstood institution to ponder 400 years of human-animal relationships." A heavy book: postage as quoted applies in Australia, but please contact us for overseas rates. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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2 Bentley, Nicolas The History Of The Circus
London Michael Joseph 1977 0718115899 / 9780718115890 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
32 pp. Very slight dents to boards, one corner a little bumped. Text block edges a little sunned. Internally unwrinkled, unmarked and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Zoo 2000: A Look Beyond the Bars, Cherfas, Jeremy
3 Cherfas, Jeremy Zoo 2000: A Look Beyond the Bars
London BBC 1984 0563202815 / 9780563202813 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto 
245 pp. Pages are quite bright, but boards are slightly shelfworn, especially at corners. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Black-and-white photos in the text. Colour plates. References, index. "These curious institutions, with us from earliest times when kings collected rare and exotic species to enhance their prestige, have a great deal to tell us about our multifaceted and often ambivalent relationship with animals." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Tower Menagerie: Being the Amazing True Story of the Royal Collection of Wild and Ferocious Beasts, Hahn, Daniel
4 Hahn, Daniel The Tower Menagerie: Being the Amazing True Story of the Royal Collection of Wild and Ferocious Beasts
London Simon & Schuster Ltd 2003 0743220811 / 9780743220811 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Octavo 
260 pp. Extremely light scuffing to upper edges of dj and text block. All else as new. Illustrated endpapers. Black-and-white drawings in the text; colour and b/w plates. A note on sources, Index. "...Both an intriguing survey of our changing attitudes to animals and a hugely entertaining canter through six centuries of British history." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Zoo Album, Morecroft, Richard, and Alison Mackay
5 Morecroft, Richard, and Alison Mackay Zoo Album
Sydney ABC Books 2003 0733306004 / 9780733306006 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Quarto Karen Lloyd-Diviny 
47 pp. A little creasing to upper edge of unclipped dw. Book is as new. profiles, with stunning colour illustrations, of animals from Sydney's Taronga Zoo and Dubbo's Western Plains Zoo. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Zoo Culture, Mullan, Bob
6 Mullan, Bob Zoo Culture
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd 1987 0297792229 / 9780297792222 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
171 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in plates. Bibliography, index. "...Examines the cultural phenomenon of zoos: why do people go to zoos? What are the arguments for conserving animals? Why is the panda so universally popular? What role did zoos play in the ancient world? What views of society can we discover from looking at the sometimes exotic, sometimes naturalistic, architecture of zoos? Does a zoo educate like a natural history museum or merely entertain like a circus show?" 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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7 Pendar, Lucy. Introduction by Gerald Durrell Whipsnade Wild Animal Park: "My Africa"
Bedfordshire The BookCaslte 1991 1871199808 / 9781871199802 First Paperback Paperback Good+ Octavo Louise Pendar & Bill Pendar 
x, 194 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps; corners a little curled. Spine uncreased. Faint stain to upper edge of text block; lower edge slightly scuffed. Internally unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound. B/w illustrations (photos, drawings, maps) throughout. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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