Zarafa by Michael Allin

Cover of: Zarafa | Michael Allin

Published by Headline in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • France -- History -- Charles X, 1824-1830.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMichael Allin.
The Physical Object
Pagination215p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22568641M
ISBN 100747222991

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When app. About Zarafa. In Octobera ship arrived at Marseille carrying the first giraffe ever seen in France. A royal offering from Muhammad Ali, Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt, to King Charles X, she had already traveled 2, miles down the Nile to Alexandria, from where she had sailed across the Mediterranean standing in the hold, her long neck and head protruding through a hole cut in the deck.

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