Master Francis Rabelais: Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

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Rabelais, Francois. London: Lawrence and Bullen 1892First Edition Thus. Complete in two volumes. Edition limited to 1000 sets. Green silk with gilt lettering and decoration. xlvi, 341 pp. xi, 455 pp. Translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux. Introduction by Anatole de Montaiglon. Previous owner’s name stamp, tiny bookstore sticker. Minor wear to bindings, mainly to corners of boards and ends of spines. There are two tiny insect holes in the fore edges of volume II. Contents clean and tight. Chalon’s illustrations are first-rate.. Louis Chalon.Very Good/.