Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle and the Pirates. By Al Perkins, Illustrated by Philip Wende. Published in 1968 by Beginner Books, a division of Random House. 61 pages, hardcover book with dust jacket. Dust jacket has two small tears on the front cover near the spine and some wear on the top edge of the jacket (see photos). Book, inside pages, and binding are in very good to excellent condition.