Rabelais, Francis (ill Louis Chalon)
Title Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel - 2 Volumes
Book Condition VG
Type xivi341, xi, 455 pp.
Edition Limited Edition
Publisher London Lawrence and Bullen 1892
Seller ID 30068
This is number 58 of only 210 copies printed on Japanese Vellum for England and America. Translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart, Introduction by Anatole de Montaiglon. Portrait frontis and nine other plates in gravure in volume 1, seven plates in gravure in volume 2. Bound in original cream gilt titled and decorated cloth, ribbon bookmarks. Some wear to the corners, covers are extensively spotted, particularly on the spines, otherwise very light wear with contents in excellent condition. A very heavy set, special shipping considerations will apply.
Children's and Illustrated