Doctor Dolittle's Caravan


Author: Hugh Lofting

Illustrator: Hugh Lofting

LOFTING, Hugh. Doctor Dolittle's Caravan. Written and Illustrated by Hugh Lofting. NY: Fred. A. Stokes Co. [1926]. 12mo, xii 342pp. Blue cloth pictorially stamped in black and with color pictorial label. Spine ends and corners worn, label rubbed at edges, spine a bit sunned, rear hinge mended, two tiny nicks at fore-edge of frontispiece, else a clean, tight copy.

First edition. Dr. Dolittle's circus is in financial trouble, but a canary with a beautiful voice leads the sensible doctor to produce a bird's opera in a London theater, providing all with success and means enough to return to Puddleby. The sixth Dr. Dolittle book. Lynn 2234; Waggoner 618.