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Published by Tudor Publishing Company (1963)

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About this Item: Tudor Publishing Company, 1963. Condition: Good. 1963. Reprinted. 720 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over red cloth. Pages are bright and clear, with moderate tanning to text block edges. Small inscriptions to rear endpaper. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Book has noticeable forward lean. Unclipped jacket has Moderate edge wear with tears and chipping. Heavy creasing, with rubbing and marking. Seller Inventory # 1558424517FLO

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Rabelais

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About this Item: Leon Amiel, New York. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Crisp and tight. Lightly bumped boards. Creased and torn jacket. Universal Classics series. No date, c.1970s. Seller Inventory # 7395

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Rabelais, Francois w/illus. by Gustave Dore

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About this Item: The Bibliophilist Society. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. undated. 640pp. illus. black cloth sm 4to w/gilt spine titles & decoration: Good+ in a worn dj now protected in a Brodart poly cover [front hinge is cracked but firm; else a clean and complete copy] A nice copy of this massive edition of the works of French Renaissance genius Rabelais (ca. 1494-1553) with nice clear Gustave Dore illustrations. Seller Inventory # 18106

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The Works Of Rabelais: Rabelais

Rabelais

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About this Item: Universal Classics, 1111. Condition: Good. Light wear to boards. Content is clean with light toning and marks. Good DJ has chips/tears with toning and marks. Seller Inventory # 9999-9990020323

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Rabelais

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About this Item: The Bibliophilist Society. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Black cloth. Gold gilt title and art nouveau decoration on spine. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. Uncut edges. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Seller Inventory # ABE-1506958273812

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About this Item: Printed for Private Circulation, 1111. Condition: Fair. 640 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt decoration and lettering. Rough cut pages are moderately tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Binding has remained firm. Boards have been heavily rub worn with some noticeable shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are bumped and a noticeably frayed and spine ends are crushed, with some small splits and chips. Loss to bottom of spine. With some tanning to spine and edges. Boards are bowed. Book has a forward lean. Water marks to boards and spine. Seller Inventory # 1582189237IEV

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Rabelais

Published by Bibliophilist Society, [London] (1940)

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About this Item: Bibliophilist Society, [London], 1940. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. First edition thus. Quarto. 640pp. Black cloth, gilt-stamped spine. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. Near fine with modest edgewear, lacking the dustwrapper. Seller Inventory # 395520

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Rabelais, François

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About this Item: The Bibliophilist Society No Date, No City. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Black cloth with gilt lettering and spine decoration. Spine sunned and lettering rubbed to almost unreadable. Scuffing to boards, rubbing to head and heel of spine and corners. Text is clean and bright, no marks. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Gustave Dore. Lacking the dust jacket. Seller Inventory # F40617

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Francois Rabelais

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About this Item: Chatto & Windus, 1111. Condition: Good. 640 pages. No dust jacket. Dark red cloth with black and white illustrated frontis and black and white illustrations throughout. Moderate tanning to pages with pen inscriptions to front endpaper and fair cracking to guttering throughout. Book also have visible tanning to text block edges. Boards have visible rubbing and bumping to corners. Small dent to front top edge and heavy crushing to spine ends with distinctive crushing to spine ends. Fraying to cloth at spine ends and vast sunning to spine with book being forward leaning. Seller Inventory # 1571381007MHA

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Published by The Bibliophilist Society

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About this Item: The Bibliophilist Society. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Gustav Dore (illustrator). Dark blue boards with lettering and design on spine only. The book is 9.5"tall x6.5" wide and 2" deep. Prev owners name inside front cover.Fine red underling on a few pages and on another couple of pages a small note is fine pen. Ow vg. Will likely be extra postage due to size. Seller Inventory # 003040

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Francois Rabelais

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About this Item: Gibbings & Company, 1903. Hardback (No Dust Wrapper.). +++ JULY SALE +++ 25% OFF! +++ Brown Spine Strip with Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 5¾" x 3¾". | Translated by Thomas Urquhart & Peter Motteux. Volume I: [LVI], 281; Volume II [XI], 233; Volume III: [XIV], 325; Illustrated by way of: Black & White Drawings; For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the bucolic paradise of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper and I get to work harder for less money! Condition :: Good. All volumes heavily tanned at the edges of the text block. Marginally unpleasant personal book plate to the pastedown of volume I. Blanks tanned. Pages lightly age-tanned and with occasional pencil marginalia. Seller Inventory # JL-175215

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The Works of Rabelais: Rabelais

Rabelais

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About this Item: Bibliophilist Society, 1930. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Dore, Gustave (illustrator). A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 325 pages. B&w photos. No date or place of publication given; circa 1930's. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. Full black cloth cover faded at spine and worn around edges. Rear hinge a bit loose. Seller Inventory # 135274

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Rabelais, Francois

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About this Item: Privately Printed, No place. Condition: Very Good. Gustave Dore (illustrator). No date. Circa 1930. Black cloth with gilt lettering. xx, 640 pages. Moderate wear to binding. Contents clean and tight. Seller Inventory # 008244

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The Works of Rabelais.: Rabelais

Rabelais

Published by Chatto & Windus, London (1910)

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About this Item: Chatto & Windus, London, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Octavo. Hardcover. Gustave Dore Illustrations. Paper title on spine has discolored, some edge wear. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # 000230

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Rabelais

Published by Tudor Publishing Company, New York (1955)

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About this Item: Tudor Publishing Company, New York, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint Edition. A pretty Reprint edition in Near Fine condition with some page edge and board soiling and a red publisher's stain along the top page edge in a Very Good dust-jacket with soiling, edgewear and light chipping; ; 720 pages. Seller Inventory # 51180

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Rabelais, Françios; Doré, Gustave [illus.]

Published by The Bibliophilist Society [1930], London (1930)

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About this Item: The Bibliophilist Society [1930], London, 1930. Black hardback cloth cover. Reprint. xx, 640pp. B/w plates by Gustave Doré. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Bookplate on fep. Rear internal hinge cracked. Seller Inventory # rab02a

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Rabelais, Françios; Doré, Gustave [illus.]

Published by The Bibliothist Society [1884], London (1884)

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About this Item: The Bibliothist Society [1884], London, 1884. [Reprint]. xx, 640pp, + catalogue. B/w plates by Gustave Doré. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Modern rebind with new end papers inserted. Minor ink staining to upper edge of final pages Brown hardback cloth cover with marbled paper pastedowns to covers. Seller Inventory # rab02b

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Rabelais, Francis

Published by The Bibliophilist Society N.D., London

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About this Item: The Bibliophilist Society N.D., London. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Gustave Dore (illustrator). First Edition Thus. 1. Full black cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, t.e.g. (red), fore-edge deckle, black endpapers. nd (c. 1939). Illustrated with B&W drawings by Gustave Dore. Corners, head and heel of spine mildly worn, spine lightly sunned, else near fine. VERY GOOD. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xx, 640 pp. Seller Inventory # 13653

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Rabelais

Published by The Bibliophilist Society [1935] (1935)

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About this Item: The Bibliophilist Society [1935], 1935. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Illustrated by Gustave Dore (illustrator). 1st Edition. VERY GOOD / FAIR - Gustave Dore THE COMPLETE AND AUTHENTIC WORKS OF RABELAIS New York Bibliophilist Society. Gift dated, 11-8-37.Black cover with gilt titles. Untrimmed front edges and red top edges. Illustrated throughout, often full-page, with Dore's black and white drawings. Drawings8 vo,640 pages. Title: THE WORKS OF RABELAIS Illustrated by GUSTAVE. Publisher: THE BIBLIOPHILIST SOCIETY, NY Publication Date: 1940 Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Good Dust Jacket Condition: FAIR. Seller Inventory # 25041

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Works of Rabelais: Rabelais, Francois ;

Rabelais, Francois ; Thomson, Wm. M. (Editor)

Published by Moray Press, Derby (1894)

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About this Item: Moray Press, Derby, 1894. Leather. Condition: Very Good. Gustave Dore (illustrator). Modern red half polished calf over marbled boards (hard cover), raised bands, gilt title and compartments, marbled endpapers. (6.5" x 9.25"). 640 pages; illustrations by Gustave Dore. Internally some light scattered foxing, remains a tight copy in a fine, handsome modern binding Size: Octavo. Seller Inventory # 003729

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The Works Of Rabelais: Franois Rabelais; translated
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Franois Rabelais; translated by Urquhart and Motteux

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About this Item: London - Gibbings and Company, 1903. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. An illustrated set of Rabelais novels with a black and white plate to frontispiece of each volume and numerous illustrations throughout. In three volumes complete. The museum edition with a decorative half title. Franois Rabelais (c. 1494 - 9 April 1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. His best known work is Gargantua and Pantagruel. The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel is a connected series of five novels written in the 16th century by Franois Rabelais. It is the story of two giants, a father (Gargantua) and his son (Pantagruel) and their adventures, written in an amusing, extravagant, satirical vein. The text features much crudity, scatological humour, and violence. Lists of explicit or vulgar insults fill several chapters. The censors of the Sorbonne stigmatised it as obscene, and in a social climate of increasing religious oppression, it was dealt with with suspicion, and contemporaries avoided mentioning itWith a life and critical essay tofront of first volume. Condition: In quarter cloth bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with bumping and wear to extremities and slight marks to boards. Internally, binding slightly strained. With slight marginal age toning to pages but generally clean butwith the odd mark and foxing to endpapers only. Overall: VERY GOOD. Seller Inventory # 022729

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RABELAIS, Francois

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About this Item: John Camden Hotten [none], London. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Reprint. Very good with scattered rubbing to the boards and to the front corners and bumps to the head and tail of the spine. Illustrated with engravings by Dore. Seller Inventory # 298692

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Francois Rabelais, Gustave Dore

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About this Item: Privately Printed. Hardcover. Good in boards. Book plate. Staining. No date. ; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Seller Inventory # 109143

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Rabelais, Gustave Dore

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About this Item: The Bibliophilist Society N.D., Florida. Hardcover. 1st Thus. Very Good in boards. Bumping at spine crown/heel. Owner name on FEP and half title page. ; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Seller Inventory # 125714

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Works of Rabelais: Rabelais, Francois

Rabelais, Francois

Published by Angus and Robertson, Sydney; London (1951)

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About this Item: Angus and Robertson, Sydney; London, 1951. Hardback. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Size: 24 x 16 x 4.5 cm. 763 pp. Very presentable, sound and clean copy. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. All pages clean, crisp and unmarked. Otherwise, in very good condition, with firm bindings and spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 200312AQ1504. Seller Inventory # 200312AQ1504

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Francois Rabelais

Published by Easton Press (2014)

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About this Item: Easton Press, 2014. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Gustave Dore (illustrator). Illustrated Edition. This is a special collector's edition of The Works of Rabelais published, with slipcase, by The Easton Press. Lavishly illustrated by Gustave Dore, the book contains all of Rabelais major works. Both book and slipcase are in FINE flawless condition. Bound in genuine leather the book has all of the usual qualities of Easton Press finest publicatios. Seller Inventory # 000721

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The works of Rabelais: Rabelais

Rabelais

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About this Item: Chatto & Windus, London. Full Leather. Condition: Very Good. Dore, Gustave (illustrator). lovely maroon coloured binding with an illustration (human figure) carved and coloured on the spine. Front and rear boards are gilt lined. And all edges are gilt. 640 pages - text is clean, unmarked. Inside covers include a strip of the maroon leather around the edges (nicely done) - Dore illustrations look good - no foxing - some wear along hinges. some hint of separation inside front hinge. Seller Inventory # 027321

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The Works of Rabelais.: Rabelais, Francois. Translated

Rabelais, Francois. Translated and illustrated by Gustave Dore

Published by Chatto and Windus c. 1900, London (1900)

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About this Item: Chatto and Windus c. 1900, London, 1900. Finley bound example of the works of French Renaissance writer Francois Rabelais. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco with gilt titles and raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, illustrated by Gustave Dore with engravings including tissue-guarded frontispiece. In near fine condition. French Renaissance writer and humanist Francois Rabelais is widely considered one of the greatest wirters in world literature and among the creators of modern European writing. His literary legacy is such that today, the word Rabelaisian has been coined as a descriptive inspired by his work and life. Merriam-Webster defines the word as describing someone or something that is "marked by gross robust humor, extravagance of caricature, or bold naturalism". Seller Inventory # 90439

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RABELAIS Francis

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About this Item: 1750. RABELAIS, Francois. The Works of Francis Rabelais, M.D. Formerly translated by Sir Thomas Urquart, M.D Since carefully revised, and compared throughout with M. le du Chat s edition, by Mr. Ozell. London: John Hart, 1750. Five volumes. 12mo, 19th-century full brown morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1850.Early edition of the first English translation of Rabelais, the first edition with the set of 28 copperplate engravings (24 folding), very handsomely bound."Though an English version of Gargantua was licensed in 1592, and was probably then issued, no translation of Rabelais is extant prior to Urquhart s of 1653 In point of style Urquhart was Rabelais incarnate, and in his employment of the verbal resources, whether of science and pseudo-science or slang, he almost surpassed Rabelais himself" (DNB). "This translation has been called one of the most perfect transfusions of an author from one language into another that ever man accomplished" (Pforzheimer 814). Rabelais "is often censured for his lapses into gross indecency and his physiological and medical obscenities. These may be explained partly as the work of an irrepressible jester writing for a coarse, outspoken society His work incensed the theologians and was condemned by the parlement. He issued a revised edition of the first two books, attenuating his insulting references to the theologians, but it failed to placate the Sorbonne and both books were again condemned Moliere drew on him, Voltaire and Balzac imitated him, but many have censured his obscenity" (Reid, 509-10). Bookplates, early owner signatures.Plates and text clean and fine, with only one tear along fold line to one plate (IV:135). Bindings very handsome. A desirable set of an esteemed translation. Seller Inventory # 81545

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About this Item: Abbey, 1111. Condition: Good. 728 pages. No dust jacket. Mauve boards. B&W illustrations. Mild tanning to text pages with mild tanning to endpapers and text edges. Scraps, small bumps, dog ears and chips to text pages edges. Illustrations are neat and clean with light tanning to text page. Some internal hinge cracking. Some rubbing to the board edges and wear to the spine ends. One or two marks to front and rear boards. Slight lean to spine. Light bleaching to spine. Split to front edge of spine. Bumps to boards edges. Seller Inventory # 1520589737ANM

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