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DOCTOR DOGBODY'S LEG by  James Norman Hall - First Edition July 1940 - 1940 - from Well Read Books and


by Hall, James Norman

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

Boston 1940: Little, Brown and Company, 1940. An obscure collection of short stories that sees a one-legged sailor wax lyrical on the various ways in which he might have lost his limb.It is set in a Portsmouth tavern called the Cheerful Tortoise, where a Royal Navy surgeon tells a series of stories about how he lost his leg during the Napoleonic wars.Every time he turns up at the table he has a different story about how he lost it. Shows First Edition July 1940, possibly First US Edition. Previous owner's name in ink on 2nd page. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Warren Chappell. 7 1/2" x 5".


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