The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais. Doctor in Physick. Containing Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Sonne Pantagruel . 2 Volumes

Rabelais, Francis

Published by J. B. Lippincott Company / Alexander Moring Limited, Philadelphia / London (n.d. - Circa 1920), 1920
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Hamilton's Rare Books (Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A.)

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Together with the Pantagrueline Prognostication, the Oracle of the Divine Bacbuc, and response of the bottle. Hereunto are annexed the Navigations unto the Sounding Isle and the Isle of the Apedefts: as likwise the Philosophical cream with al Limosin Epistle all done by Mr. Francis Rabelais. In the French tongue and now faithfully translated into English 1653. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. xvi,474; xvi,462 pages. Top page edges gilt. Half green leather with green cloth over boards, the cloth is lightly soiled. The spines have uniformly faded to a rich tan color. Title and devices on the spine in gilt. Extremities lightly rubbed. There is an unobtrussive 1/16 x 1/2 inch nick to the top of the leather spine on volume two. Occasional light foxing. The Riverside Press Limited, Edinburgh. Both volumes have bookseller's label attached inside the back cover "Stewart & Kidd Co. . Cincinnati" Size: 9 Inches. Bookseller Inventory # 000545

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Title: The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais. Doctor in...

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company / Alexander Moring Limited, Philadelphia / London (n.d. - Circa 1920)

Publication Date: 1920

Binding: Hardback

Illustrator: Robinson, W. Heath

Book Condition:Very Good

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Internet and telephone sales. Self-employed buying and selling books, manuscripts and historical collectables since 1973. I operated open book shops for 27 years, closing in 2000. If interested in a 50,000 + item bookshop inventory with showcases, ephemera, prints and etc. contact me for more information. Jack Hamilton (757) 220-3000

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Jack D. Hamilton
Hamilton's Rare Books
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Williamsburg, VA 23187
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