Doctor Doolittle's Caravan 1926 Hugh Lofting 1st Edition classic children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Doctor Doolittle, Talking Animals).
Doctor Doolittle's Caravan, by Hugh Lofting.
Published 1926, New York by Fred A. Stokes.
342 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. First Edition stated.
Publisher's cloth binding, pictorial cover paste down.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, hinges cracked, light signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this juvenile book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 8 1/4" H x 5 3/4" W.