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Doctor Dolittle's Caravan by  Hugh Lofting - First Edition - 1926 - from SmarterRat Books (SKU: 12787)

Doctor Dolittle's Caravan

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Doctor Dolittle's Caravan

by Lofting, Hugh

  • Used
  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Good/No Jacket
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Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1926. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Good ; No jacket. 1926 Frederick A. Stokes Company. First Edition, stated. Hardcover has blue cloth-covered boards with black spine and cover lettering and decorations and a paste-on color paper illustration on the front cover. Illustrated by the author. Color illustrated endpapers with yellow and green birds. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. Black and white illustrations. 342 pages. NOT ex-library. Back hinge cracked; webbing showing near top. Binding pulled slightly at half-title page. Corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed, with some fraying at tips and spine ends. Covers have light surface and edge wear; light chipping to edges of paste-on illustration. Spine very lightly sunned. Name in ink on verso of title page, along with a glued-on rectangle of card stock with a Christmas gift inscription, dated 1926. Pages lightly and uniformly tanned but still supple. Pages clean and unmarked. No dust jacket. Carefully packed, shipped in a box.

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Bookseller
SmarterRat Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
12787
Title
Doctor Dolittle's Caravan
Author
Lofting, Hugh
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Frederick A. Stokes Company
Date published
1926
Keywords
Fiction,Fantasy,Animals
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction; Animals; Fantasy;

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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
First Edition
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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
jacket
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