Twilight of Magic
Author: Hugh Lofting
Illustrator: Hugh Lofting
LOFTING, Hugh. The Twilight of Magic. Illustrations by Lois Lenski. NY: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1930. 12mo, [viii] 303pp. Purple cloth with full-color paper pictorial labels on front and spine. Full-color pictorial endpapers; full-color frontispiece and numerous b&w illustrations. A bright, clean copy with minute rubbing at spine ends and corners of boards, spine slightly cocked.
First Edition. Here is a glamorous tale of castles, kings, and cavalcades of knights, of princesses, peasants, and wise women, which gives a vivid picture of the Middle Ages, when adults and children alike still believed in magic. From the author of Doctor Dolittle, with illustrations throughout by Newbery Medalist, Lois Lenski.