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The Story of Doctor Dolittle.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle.: Being the History of His Regular Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts. Illustrated by the Author.

by LOFTING, Hugh.

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New York: Frederick A. Stoke Co., 1920. First title in the Doctor Dolittle series, finely bound First edition, first printing, of the first title in the Doctor Dolittle series. Though born in England, Lofting settled in Connecticut and had his first book published in New York. The book is attractively illustrated with his own naïve pen-and-ink drawings. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in bright blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins, original endpapers bound in at front, blue white and red patterned endpapers, gilt edges. Colour frontispiece, calligraphic title and 32 illustrations by the author, of which 11 are full-page, 2 of these printed on plate paper. Neat small ownership signature to half-title, an excellent copy in a fine binding.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle (With a Lengthy Author Inscription)

The Story of Doctor Dolittle (With a Lengthy Author Inscription)

by Hugh Lofting

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Hardcover
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New York: Frederick Stokes, 1920. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. A WARM, PERSONAL INSCRIPTION BY HUGH LOFTING on the half-title. A solid copy to boot of the 1920 1st edition of the first published title in the beloved "Doctor Dolittle" series. Solid and VG in its decorative orange cloth, with a clean pictorial mount at the front panel. Tender (but still perfectly sturdy) front inner hinge, light soiling to the rear panel, very light foxing at the text. A very presentable copy, uncommon as such, with the charming Hugh Lofting inscription.
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THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE

by Lofting, Hugh & Ireland, William

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First Edition
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THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE, Stokes, 1920, first edition, slight wear to the spine extremities, some age toning to the page edges, else a tight vg+ copy with unbroken inner hinges in the publishers original pictorial binding. Profusely illustrated by the author/artist. Once the copy of famous syndicated cartoonist William Ireland (of the Columbus Dispatch), who had made a Christmas gift of this book to his family doctor with not only an inscription to him dated 1921, but also with a full page drawing making this copy unique and of course very special. The first book in this marvelous series and the origin book for the film of the same name along with Ireland's original pen & ink art. A PETER PARLEY TO PENROD title. (Ireland's doctors name was James Dolittle and thus the reason of this as a gift to him, I'm sure.)
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle.: Being the History of his Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts. Never Before Printed.

by LOFTING, Hugh.

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1920. First edition, first printing, of the first book in the Doctor Dolittle series which would run to 15 titles. The US edition predates the UK edition by four years. The series has been adapted many times including films starring Rex Harrison or Eddie Murphy and a stage musical by Leslie Bricusse. Original pale orange cloth, spine and front cover lettered in blue, pictorial label to front cover, illustrated endpapers. Coloured frontispiece, 2 plates, 9 full-page illustrations, 21 illustrations in text, and decorated initials, all by the author. Spine tips slightly bumped, spine toned, extremities slightly rubbed; a very good and internally clean copy.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Lofting, Hugh

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First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1920. First Edition. Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original orange cloth with blue lettering mounted color illustration; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good+ with area of discoloration to cloth at spine and front joint, light soiling and light wear to covers. Tissue guard intact. A very attractive copy of a fanciful children's book usually found in much worse shape. First edition.(First printing with matching dates on title and copyright pages.) 180 p. Orange cloth with blue lettering mounted color illustration. Near Fine without jacket. Small light marginal dampstain on half-title, title page, and dedication page. Small tear and crease to half title; wear spot on ffep. Tiny stain on front board. Lettering strong and unrubbed, which is unusual. Tissue guard intact. A very attractive copy of a fanciful children's book usually found in bad shape.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by LOFTING, Hugh

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Edition
First Edition, Eleventh Printing
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Hardcover
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Asheville, North Carolina
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co, 1923. First Edition, Eleventh Printing. Hardcover. Fair. Duodecimo. 5 x 7.5 in. xii, 180 pp. Fair in original red cloth boards with black decorative titling and illustrated plate on the front. The cloth is fraying on the spine and the front hinge is split towards the top, as are the interior hinges. A prior owner has place a small black-and-white picture of Lofting on the lower front free endpaper, as well as two book plates on the interior front cover. The first book in the Dolittle series, inscribed by Lofting on the front free endpaper, "For Alice, with the Author's Sincere Regards, Hugh Lofting.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting

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second hand - Very Good
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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USA: J. P. Lippincott Co., 1948. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Hugh Lofting. 5th or later Printing 1 Copyright date is 1948, Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott, Co., 1948 (first published in 1920). Forty-fifth impression. Hardcover. 8vo. Red illustrated boards with blue lettering and decoration. Illustrated endpapers. 172pp. Some discoloration to the upper edge of the front endpaper. Previous owner bookplate affixed to the front endpaper. Previous bookstore pricing (in pencil) to the upper edge of the front endpaper. Fair condition. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge. The dust jacket is price clipped and is in fair condition. Light sun-fading to the spine. Edge-wear to the perimeter of the dust jacket. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to all faces of the dust jacket. Some… Read more
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting

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1st Ed
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Hardcover
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Camden, Maine
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Frederick A Stokes Co, 1920. 1st Ed. hardcover. Good-. 8vo, orange cloth binding with color paste-on illustration, corners rubbed, paste-on faded, lettering worn on spine, front inner hinge reglued, ink stamps on verso of frontispiece, some smudges on interior pages, three pages have 1"" tears on top edge, one page has piece of top corner missing, two illustrations missing, 180 pages" .
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THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE

by Lofting, Hugh

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1st Canadian Edition
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Hardcover
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Toronto, Canada: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1923. 34 b/w illustrations. 180 pages. Colour pictorial endpapers. Light beige cloth, dark blue titles on front and spine, colour illustration on front cover. Corners slightly bumped o/w VG+.. 1st Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+.
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THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE

THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE

by Hugh Lofting

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Vintage Copy; Fifty-First Printing
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Pomona, New York
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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. 1948. Vintage Copy; Fifty-First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Few small open tears. .
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Lofting, Hugh; Michael Hague; Patricia McKissack; Frederick McKissack; Peter Glassman

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9780688140014
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New York: Books of Wonder & William Morrow, 1997. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "When a swallow arrives in Puddleby-on-the-Marsh with the news that the monkeys of Africa are ill and only the doctor who talks with animals can save them, Doctor Dolittle and such good friends as Jip, his loyal dog, and Dab-Dab, his housekeeper duck, face their greatest challenge." The first book of adventures of the good doctor. Written by Hugh Lofting (1886-1947); illustrated by Michael Hague; foreword by Patricia and Frederick McKissack; afterword by Peter Glassman. SIGNED BY HAGUE on the half-title; no inscription. xiv + 159 pages; full-page color and b&w illustrations + illustrated endpapers; 7 x 9.25 inches.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle (Being the History of His Peculiar life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreigh Parts [Hardcover] Hugh Lofting

by Hugh Lofting; Hugh Lofting [Illustrator]

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J. B. Lippincott Co, 1948-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 1948 hardcover copy. 51st printing, age wear with some sunning to covers.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Lofting, Hugh

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second hand - Very Good
Edition
First US Edition/48th Printing
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia & New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1948. First US Edition/48th Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. A nice copy in red pictorial boards with tipped on image to front board and black type/design motif. Faint spotting to page ends and a couple page corners, otherwise clean. Jacket is unclipped ($2.75) with a few check marks in pencil to titles on rear flap. 3/4 inch tear to top of rear flap crease, 1/2 inch tear to top of rear panel and shorter tears/nicks to spine ends. Some creasing and spotting to jacket inside and out. Illustrated.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Lofting, Hugh

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second hand - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Books of Wonder / William Morrow and Company, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Quarto . Michael Hague. Foreword by the McKissacks. Afterword by Peter Glassman. A superb copy, unmarked and unclipped.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Lofting, Hugh

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As New
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First Thus
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William Morrow Books of Wonder, 1997. First Thus. Hardcover. As New/As New. Quarto . Michael Hague. foreword by Patricia and Frederick McKissack. Afterword by Peter Glassman. A superb copy, unmarked and unclipped.
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THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE: BEING THE HISTORY OF HIS PECULIAR LIFE AT HOME AND ASTONISHING...
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THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE: BEING THE HISTORY OF HIS PECULIAR LIFE AT HOME AND ASTONISHING ADVENTURES IN FOREIGN PARTS. NEVER BEFORE PRINTED.

by Lofting, Hugh

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First edition thus, first printing
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Hardcover
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9780688140014
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0688140017
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New York: Books of Wonder/William Morrow, 1997. First edition thus, first printing . Hardcover. Hague, Michael. Black cloth covered boards with blind stamp illustration and gilt lettering on front and spine.Illustrated end papers. Color and black and white full page illustrations throughout by Hague. 159 pages. A fine and bright copy in fine dust jacket.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Lofting, Hugh

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First Edition
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New York: Books of Wonder/HarperCollins Publishers, 1997. First Edition. First printing Fine in decorated blue cloth covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. With illustrations by Michael Hague.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Lofting, Hugh

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Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1948. 51st printing; dj w/lite wear only, slight foxing, clipped price, in mylar; red c w/pictorial inset on front, blck titles; illustrated end papers; 172 clean, unmarked pages. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Author Illus. 12 vo.
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle: Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts

by Lofting, Hugh

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Thirty-First Printing
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Hardcover
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New Castle, Colorado
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Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1938. Thirty-First Printing. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. .
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle, being the history of his peculiar life at home...
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle, being the history of his peculiar life at home...

by Lofting, Hugh

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1st Edition thus
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780688140014
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0688140017
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New York: William Morrow & Co, 1997. 1st Edition thus . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Michael Hague. NOT ex-library. Glossy pictorial navy bds, no dust jacket. No names, clean text. Foreword: P.C. & F.L. McKissack. Afterword: Peter Glassman. "Books of Wonder" series. 8930 CF shelf
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