Twilight of Magic


Author: Hugh Lofting

Illustrator: Lois Lenski

LOFTING, Hugh. The Twilight of Magic. Illustrations by Lois Lenski. NY: Frederick A. Stokes, 1930. 8vo, viii 303pp. Maroon cloth with color pictorial labels affixed to front and spine. Color pictorial endpapers; color plate frontispiece, 3 full-page b&w illustrations and numerous smaller b&w illustrations. Spine ends, corners and lower edge lightly rubbed, spine a bit sunned, slightly cocked, else a clean, tight copy.

First edition. A wondrous tale filled with castles, kings, knights, witches and magic from the author of the Doctor Doolittle books. Lois Lenski’s charming illustrations serve as a wonderful accompaniment to this fantastic medieval tale. A wonderful combination of two great talents!