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Doctor Dolittle's Return by  Hugh Lofting - First British Edition 5th or later Printing - 1951 - from Gargoyle Books (SKU: 007565)

Doctor Dolittle's Return

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Doctor Dolittle's Return

by Lofting, Hugh

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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London, England: Jonathan Cape, 1951. First British Edition 5th or later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Lofting, Hugh. Ninth in the series of charming stories about the wondrous doctor, who in this volume returns from the moon. Lovely little copy in a decent DJ! Illustrated by the author with a full-color frontispiece & 14 black-and-white line drawings throughout the text. Originally published in 1933, this is the 11th impression of this British edition from 1951. Small (12mo) hardcover with illustrated blue & brown cloth-covered boards is generally clean with some mild soiling, foxing, & page tanning. Binding is very tight. NO writing, highlighting or underlining. NOT ex-lib. NOT BCE. Bottom-clipped front flap (where price would be on British edition) shows moderate edgewear & heavy tanning/moderate soiling/chipping to all corners & ends of spine. Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2020. Same Day Shipping on all orders received by 2 pm Weekdays (Pacific time); Weekends & holidays ship very next business day.


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Doctor Dolittle's Return
Lofting, Hugh
Lofting, Hugh
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First British Edition 5th or later Printing
Jonathan Cape
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London, England
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