LOFTING, HUGH. 1886-1947. 12 Dr. Doolittle titles:

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 114¤
LOFTING, HUGH. 1886-1947.
12 Dr. Doolittle titles:

Sold for US$ 3,570 inc. premium

Fine Books and Manuscripts

13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
LOFTING, HUGH. 1886-1947.
12 Dr. Doolittle titles:
Dr. Doolittle. 1922. * The Voyage of Dr. Doolittle. 1923. * Doctor Doolittle's Post Office. 1924. * Doctor Doolittle's Circus. 1925. * Doctor Doolittle's Zoo. 1926. * Doctor Doolittle's Caravan. 1927. * Doctor Doolittle's Garden. 1928. * Doctor Doolittle in the Moon. 1929. * Doctor Doolittle's Return. 1933. * Doctor Doolittle and the Secret Lake. 1949. * Doctor Doolittle and the Green Canary. 1951. * Doctor Doolittle's Puddleby Adventures. 1953.
All British editions, published in London by Jonathan Cape. Bound as a set in full morocco by Bayntun, each in a different color, 5 raised gilt-decorated bands on the spines, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Very minor shelfwear, some browning and spotting to interiors.

A nearly complete set of the iconic Doctor Doolittle books by Lofting, lacking only Gub Gub's Book, which was a spin-off of one of the characters, and Doctor Doolittle's Birthday Book, which was made up of quotations from earlier books.
Contacts
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins and Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, Wine & Whisky

27.5% on the first $3,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $3,000 up to and including $400,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $400,000 up to and including $4,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of $4,000,000.

Payment Notices

Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
¤ Without reserve