First edition of The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting.
Octavo, x, , 180pp. Orange cloth, title stamped in blue, illustrated plate mounted on front cover. Complete with color frontispiece and two illustrated plates. Tissue cover to frontispiece. Light soiling to rear cover and spine, rubbing to blue text. Illustrated endpapers. Solid text block. Lacking the dust jacket, as usual. A scarce work.