Leipzig: Helingsche Verlagsanstalt; (1960) 1st (1.-15. thousand,) dark blue boards with pale blue border, tan linen spine, on the top board a collage of a polar bear with a family watching him from behind a red barrier; oblong 23 x 28.5 cm.; np. German language hardback. juvenile.
On each spread, a little poem, a charcoal sketch of the animal, and facing an interesting geometric collage of the animal and the visitors to the zoo.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus; no names or other marks, edges rubbed to undercoat, spine and corners nice, paper darkening but very flat and clean. Item #22510