Doctor Dolittle's Return. Hugh LOFTING.
Doctor Dolittle's Return
Doctor Dolittle's Return
Doctor Dolittle's Return
Doctor Dolittle's Return
Doctor Dolittle's Return

Doctor Dolittle's Return

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1933. Hugh LOFTING. Cloth. [FICTION]. Hugh LOFTING, illustrator. First edition. 8vo; [vi] vii-viii [iv], [1] 2-273pp; orange ribbed cloth over board, color pictorial onlaid on front, decoration in green and lavender to front, green lettering on spine; green and black pictorial endpapers with author/artist name; color frontispiece with tissue guard, b&w pictorial title page; 14 b&w full-page illustrations by the author; lightly cocked forward, lacking its dust jacket; near fine. Near fine. Item #1480

This volume is the tenth in the series of Doctor Dolittle books and continues the fanciful adventures of the physician who prefers animals to humans and is able to communicate with them in their own languages. Written by Hugh Lofting (1886-1947), an English engineer who served in WWI and after being wounded, moved with his family to Connecticut. He won the Newberry Medal for the second book in the series, The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle.

Price: $100.00

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