Rare First Edition of Gub Gub's Book by Hugh Lofting, (Doctor Dolittle)
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Gub Gub's Book
An Encyclopedia of Food in Twenty Volumes
by Hugh Lofting
8vo; First Edition, in the publisher's yellow cloth boards with blue lettering and design to the front cover and spine, top of spine slightly darkened and bumped, illustrated endpapers, former owner's name to fore-title, but otherwise a Near Fine, very tight, bright, clean copy with no foxing and only the tiniest occasional smudge of handling expected from a book of this age; in the original unclipped Good -- dust-jacket, which shows significant signs of wear including a tear along the front fold, a large chip to the top of spine, yellow to spine, and general wrinkling and dirt, but is otherwise still bright and now housed in a protective mylar cover; Jonathan Cape, London, 1932.
A very rare first edition of Gub Gub's book by Hugh Lofting. The book is in really good condition, bar the former owner's signature, and while the jacket does show some significant wear, it is still intact and bright.
Acquired by the Wandering Poetess in London.
Condition: Book Near Fine, Jacket Good --
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