A Zoo in My Luggage *pre-loved*
A Zoo in My Luggage is Gerald Durrell's account of his attempt to set up his own zoo, after years spent gathering animals for other zoos. Journeying to Cameroon, he and his wife collected numerous mammals, birds and reptiles, including Cholmondely the chimpanzee and Bug-eye the bush-baby.
But their problems really began when they attempted to return with their exotic menagerie. Not only had they to get them safely home to Britain but they also had to find somewhere able and - most of all - willing to house them.
Told with wit and a zest for all things furry and feathered, Gerald Durrell's A Zoo in My Luggage is a brilliant account of how a pioneer of wildlife preservation came to found a new type of zoo.
This is a pre-loved paperback of A Zoo in My Luggage, by Gerald Durrell. The book was first published in 1960 and this is a 1972 edition. The book is in very good condition, with only minor fading to the edges of the cover and a small amount of foxing on the first few pages. The cover has been neatly contacted.