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Kingdom under glass

Jay Kirk

Kingdom under glass

a tale of obsession, adventure, and one man"s quest to preserve the world"s great animals

by Jay Kirk

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Akeley, Carl Ethan, -- 1864-1926,
  • Wild animal collectors -- United States -- Biography,
  • Taxidermists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Zoological specimens -- Africa -- Collection and preservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jay Kirk.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL31.A5 K57 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24062982M
    ISBN 109780805092820
    LC Control Number2009050706
    OCLC/WorldCa495616816

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