The New Noah

Durrell, Gerald

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Synopsis: Boa-Constrictors, paradoxical frogs, hoatzins, bush babies and tucotucos - they're all part of what Gerald Durrell casually calls his 'big family'. Each animal in his menagerie exhibits such curious habits and eccentricities. There was Cholmondely the chimpanzee, for example, who was 'king' of the collection, liked a good cigarette and his tea not too hot, but had a horror of snakes! Cuthbert the curassow loved to collapse across people's feet when they weren't looking. Gerald Durrell describes not only the capture of these rare and exotic animals in Africa and South America, but also the problems of caging and feeding them. Footle, the moustached monkey, insisted on nose-diving into his milk, while the Kusimanses - nicknamed the Bandits - found Durrell's toes the most delectable thing in camp!

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Title: The New Noah
Publisher: The Viking Press
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Book Description The Viking Press, 1964. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: poor jkt. First Edition. Association copy--from the library of Guy A. Greenwell, Curator of Birds at the Smithsonian for many years. First American edition, 223 pages, maps, illustrated with lively and often humorous line drawings, green cloth over boards with monkey illustration on front board, blue and green illustrated jacket (not as shown) in plastic cover. Spine slightly faded and ends worn with tiny split in upper edge, top page edges lightly foxed, bookplate; jacket edges worn and chipped, spine darkened with upper edge missing and 2 inches cut from lower edge, rear white panel lightly soiled. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975!. Bookseller Inventory # 160704002a

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