DURRELL, Gerald (author). Edward MORTELMANS (illustrator). Catch Me a Colobus.

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DURRELL, Gerald (author). Edward MORTELMANS (illustrator). Catch Me a Colobus. London; Collins. 1972.

8vo. Original citron boards lettered in gilt to spine, preserved in white pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii], [9] - 221; with line drawings in the text; a very good and sharp copy with a couple of small marks to board edges, internally fresh, and uninscribed, in a very good, unclipped dustwrapper (£1.60) with small bruising and small surface abrasions to spine ends and a very small (5mm) peel to laminate to bottom forecorner of lower cover.
First edition. The author describes a trip to Sierra Leone to catch a Colobus monkey and another to Mexico in search of a Volcano rabbit and a Thick-Billed parrot.

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