London: Jonathan Cape, 1926. [Children's Literature] FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.320. With a colour frontispiece, colour-illustrated endpapers, and frequent in-text illustrations by the author. Publisher's grey cloth with blue titles to spine and upper. Black ink gift inscription to verso of fly-leaf. Toning to edges, otherwise a nice clean copy internally. Light wear to boards, with with heavier rubbing and browning to spine. Good. The fifth in the Dolittle series, published a year after the US edition. Item #59726
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