Gub Gub's Book


Author: Hugh Lofting

Illustrator: Hugh Lofting

LOFTING, Hugh. Gub Gub's Book: An Encyclopedia of Food in Twenty Volumes. NY: Frederick A. Stokes and Co [1932]. 12mo, [x] 185pp. Light blue cloth stamped in orange with full-color pictorial paper label affixed to the front cover. Full-color pictorial endpapers; full-color frontispiece and 7 b&w illustrations. A very good copy with slight rubbing to spine ends, front board and corners of boards.

First Edition.The pig from the Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books offers his scholarly opinion on the origins of the truffle, the War of the Tomatoes, and the cases of the Icebox Detective, Mr. Sherbert Scones, in this encyclopedia of food.