The Buildings of London Zoo

By: Guillery, Peter

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Book Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 145pp. 125 b/w illustrations. This book contains a comprehensive account of London Zoo's architectural comopnents and discusses the philosophical and practical considerations that informed their design. The author demonstrates that the best buildings often resulted from a collaboration between the leading zoologists and architects of the day, tackling together the sometimes contradictory demands of animal welfare and the public' s desire for entertainment.

Title: The Buildings of London Zoo

Author Name: Guillery, Peter

Categories: Architecture (19th and 20th Century),

Publisher: London, Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England: 1993

ISBN Number: 1873592159

ISBN Number 13: 9781873592151

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 005950

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