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RABELAIS, François.

Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel.

Translated into English by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux. With an Introduction by Anatole de Montaiglon.

London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1892 Stock Code: 100271
£650.00
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Limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies. A handsomely bound set of this attractive edition of Rabelais's great work, with excellent presswork by the Chiswick Press, and extra-illustrated with many colour plates after Jules Garnier.

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Description

2 volumes, quarto (278 x 182 mm). Mid- 20th century red half morocco by Bayntun, gilt panelled spines, red cloth sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece of Rabelais, 14 monochrome plates after Louis Chalon; titles printed in red and black, numerous decorative head- and tailpieces.

Condition

An excellent set.

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