Doctor Dolittle’s Puddleby Adventures, by Hugh Lofting
A posthumous collection of endearing Dr Dolittle stories, originally published in the Herald Tribune Syndicate. The veterinarian who can talk to animals finds himself in a variety of pickles during each voyage.
First edition hardback in publisher’s original blue and chocolate illustrated cloth covers and red lettering to the spine and front panel. Original dustjacket with yellow and green illustration to front. Striking red and white chequerboard illustrated end papers. Colour frontispiece and monochrome illustrations by the author throughout. Printed by Butler and Tanner, Ltd., Frome. Pp. 256.