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The zoo war J.J. Boyd"s Aramoho and Royal Oak zoos, 1908-1922 by Lisa J. Truttman

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Published by L.J. Truttman in [Avondale, Auckland, N.Z] .
Written in English


  • Boyd J. J. -- 1850-1928,
  • Aramoho Zoo -- History,
  • Royal Oak Zoo -- History,
  • Zoos -- New Zealand -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLisa J. Truttman.
LC ClassificationsQL76.5.N45 T78 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24075968M
LC Control Number2009397843

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