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The Tower menagerie : the amazing true story of the royal collection of wild beasts

Author: Daniel Hahn
Publisher: London : Simon and Schuster, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When King Henry III was given three leopards by his brother-in-law, Frederick, the Holy Roman Emperor, he ordered them to be sent to the Tower of London. Over the next 600 years the Tower played host  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Hahn
ISBN: 074348388X 9780743483889 0743220811 9780743220811
OCLC Number: 931402350
Description: xxv, 260 pages : illustrations
Responsibility: Daniel Hahn.

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Daniel Hahn's engaging book is not just a history of that collection, but of people's attitudes to the animal kingdom in general...I loved the idea of John Wesley wooing lions with flute music to Read more...

 
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