The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

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A presumed first edition of Hugh Lofting's 1922 children's classic 'The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle'. This copy bears all the first edition points typical of books published by Frederick A. Stokes (i.e., a given date that matches the original publication date with no additional printings listed). The book is noticeably missing its original dust jacket, but otherwise remains in generally beautiful condition. The cover has some slight rubbing and spotting to it, as well as what appears to be a small rust stain (approximately 1"), but its colored panel remains bright and vivid. There is some slight foxing and discoloration to the page edges. The book's binding is mostly sturdy, although their is some minor splitting apparent in between pages 160 and 161. On the inside front board is written a previous sales note in pencil, and on the opposite page are the written names of two previous owners (one in pencil and one in pen). The text itself remains clean throughout, and the numerous illustra
  • Format: Hardback
  • Author: Lofting, Hugh
  • Condition: Good
  • Publication Year: 1922
  • Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company

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