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Title: Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake

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Title: Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake Title Record # 1354279
Author: Hugh Lofting
Date: 1948-00-00
Type: NOVEL [juvenile]
Series: Doctor Dolittle
Series Number: 10
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note:
  • Per Wikipedia: -- Published posthumously (Lofting died 1947) -- longest in the series and darkest in tone; "for the first time acknowledges 'nature red in tooth and claw' "; almost misanthropic with comedy "a mere sprinkling"
  • Published 15 years after the preceding novel, Doctor Dolittle Returns
  • Frederick Abbott Stokes of New York, the publisher of all previous Dolittle books, had died in 1939. Many people from the New York City books industry attended his funeral service, including the Loftings. --Wikipedia "Frederick A. Stokes"; NY Times 1939-11-19 p38 Lippincott of Philadelphia had acquired the Frederick A. Stokes Company in 1943. It published The Secret Lake as "A Stokes book". --ISFDB publisher and publication records
Synopsis: Doctor Dolittle rescues Mudface the Giant Turtle, who had been a passenger on Noah's Ark. "Mudface's account of the Flood and its aftermath takes up most of the book." --Wikipedia
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake 1948-00-00 Hugh Lofting Longmans   C$3.50 380
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake 1948-10-00 Hugh Lofting J. B. Lippincott   $3.00 xii+
366
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Hugh Lofting  
Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake 1949-00-00 Hugh Lofting Jonathan Cape   9/- 351
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake 1966-10-00 Hugh Lofting Jonathan Cape 0-224-60446-5   352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Doctor Dolittle: A Treasury 1967-00-00 Hugh Lofting J. B. Lippincott   $8.95 vii+
246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Doctor Dolittle: A Treasury 1986-10-00 Hugh Lofting Dell 0-440-41964-6 $4.95 335
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Hugh Lofting Checkmark
Doctor Dolittle: A Treasury 1990-00-00 Hugh Lofting Buccaneer Books 0-89966-674-4 $37.95 246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Hugh Lofting  
Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake 1992-00-00 Hugh Lofting Red Fox 0-09-988080-6   448
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel  
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