Title: The Animal Doctor.
Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York
Publication Date: 1975
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Translation by David Mel Paul and Margarete Paul. 8vo. Cream cloth, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. 267pp. Very good/very good. Mild jacket edgewear. First U.S. edition of this Swedish writer's "Novel of the Future," to cite the jacket front panel. Boldly inscribed and signed in blue ballpoint on the half-title page by one half of the husband-wife translating team: "For / Archie and Esther / with thanks / in many languages / David Mel Paul." ARCHIE LIEBERMAN (1926-2008) is a noted Chicago photographer and author of "Farm Boy." Laid in is a Typed Letter Signed from Paul, 1p, 8½" X 11", Washington, DC, 1976 June 24. Near fine. On "United States Information Agency" letterhead, Paul chats cordially and at length about various matters, remarking about this book: "If THE ANIMAL DOCTOR carried you through a storm, that's praise indeed! It please me no end to hear that you liked the translation, knowing you read it as a skilful writer." A superb presentation copy. Bookseller Inventory # 27549
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