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WHO'S WHO IN THE ZOO
Written by J.B. Morton. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; George Sheringham; Miss B. Trist.
Stock no. 1318727
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations throughout. 126 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some fading to covers. Erased pencil inscription to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.

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ZOO ANIMALS
Written by E.G. Boulenger. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 2131945
Published by Penguin. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 73. Pictorial paperwraps. Covers are browned with grubby marks and spotting. Contents are still very good.

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ADVENTURES AT THE ZOO
No author listed. Illustrated by Frederick Spurgin.
Stock no. 1317929
Published by Thirkell & Pearce. Circa 1925. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. 74 numbered pages. Colour and tinted plates plus b/w and two-colour text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, covers edge worn. Rear cover is a bit grubby and there are some grubby marks to front as well. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Looks like a front free-endpaper has been removed. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Not as bad as it sounds! Still a decent copy.

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WHEN WE WENT TO THE ZOO
Written by Jan Ormerod. Illustrated by Jan Ormerod.
Stock no. 1317697
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1990. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Easy to read text. ISBN: 0744515262. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Some light discolouration to covers (binding error). Contents fine.

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ZOO SPORTS
No author listed. Illustrated by F.J. Sharman.
Stock no. 2128346
Published by Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1935. Good condition.

A Rag Book. Easy-to-read text to most pages, with colour illustrations. Soft cover. 'Chipping' to spine and cover edges - a little fraying to cloth. Illustrations are faded. Quite a strong odour to this book.

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THE ARK'S ANNIVERSARY
Written by Gerald Durrell.
Stock no. 2128277
Published by Collins. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The role of a zoo at the end of the 20th cenntury. Both funny and serious. ISBN: 0002154986.

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THE PERFECT ZOO
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Kathleen Burrell.
Stock no. 2127706
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1947. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine, grey pictorial boards. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Spine is bumped and faded, with small splits to top and tail, with a little fraying to cloth. Bumping to corners. Uneven browning to covers. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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THE LITTLE BROWN BEARS AT THE ZOO
Written by Chris Temple. Illustrated by Chris Temple.
Stock no. 2124957
Published by Lutterworth Press. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. The Little Brown Bear Books. Two colour and b/w illustrations. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. Browning to endpapers. A little foxing.

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ZOO
Written by Anthony Browne. Illustrated by Anthony Browne.
Stock no. 1815453
Published by Julia MacRae Books. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A family spend a day at the zoo looking at the animals... or are the animals looking at them? Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. A verbal and visual experience! ISBN: 1856812324. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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ZOO
Written by Anthony Browne. Illustrated by Anthony Browne.
Stock no. 1814594
Published by Julia MacRae Books. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A family spend a day at the zoo looking at the animals... or are the animals looking at them? Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. A verbal and visual experience! ISBN: 1856812324. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and scuffed.

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THE ZOO BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1507367
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows a monkey sitting on a log, in a hat and red jacket. B/w frontis and plates of photographs internally. Spine bumped, worn and faded, nick to cloth on rear edge. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover is lightly stained. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Contents very good just a little light foxing.

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THE ZOO BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1406349
Published by George Newnes Limited. circa 1926. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows chimpanzee dressed in red jacket and hat. 6 Colour plates plus 49 b/w plates. 96 pages. Spine is bumped and faded with a little fraying to top of spine. Corners bumped and very worn. Some rubbing to board edges. Covers scuffed and grubby. Front endpaper removed. 1 colour plate is MISSING. Front joint and several hinges cracked. Erased blue pencil marks to front endpaper and verso of frontis. Colour pencil lines to front and rear joint. Some marks to page margins. Browning to endpapers.

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