THE VOYAGES OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by Hugh Lofting
Illustrated by Hugh Lofting
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1961
Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. All in all it was perhaps the most amazing voyage that there has ever been! Blue pictorial boards, red titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 320 pages.
Spine a little browned. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; some edge-creasing and small nicks.
Stock no. 2124436
- All in all it was perhaps the most amazing voyage that has ever been heard of. The excitement began with four stowaways (one of them the Cat's meat-man!); then came the Doctor's discovery of the key to the language of the shellfish. After that events crowded thick and fast; the stop at Spanish Island; the shipwreck; the landing on Floating Island; and all the adventures there till the Doctor is crowned king by the devoted natives and has to be got away home to Puddleby by stealth