London: Robert Jennings, 1829. Octavo, vignettes by William Harvey. Publisher's quarter morocco over plain boards, a very good copy.
A history of the strange and exotic collection of wild animals kept in the Tower of London, which were used at various times for both entertainment and scientific study by royalty and members of English society. With chapters on Kangaroo and Emu.
For a history of the Tower Menagerie see Hahn, Daniel. The tower menagerie: the amazing 600-year history of the royal collection of wild and ferocious beasts kept at the Tower of London. New York: Penguin, 2004.
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