The Histories of Gargantua & Pantagruel

By: RABELAIS, François

Price: $22.00

Quantity: 1 available


This 16th Century work is presented in the form of five interconnected novels; all in one volume. Gargantua and his son Pantagruel are giants whose adventures are described in sometimes bawdy, always fun-loving manner. Translated from the French by John M. Cohen. Offered in a deluxe reprint edition, illustrated by Frank C. Papé. --- In full burgundy faux leather with gilt decorations on covers & spine, raised spine bands and titling gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- With a bruise to the gilding on lower textblock edge and a trace of cover rubbing; else a bright, firm, clean copy lacking additional damages.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 715 pages

Title: The Histories of Gargantua & Pantagruel

Author Name: RABELAIS, François

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Illustrated Classics,

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania U. S. A., The Franklin Library: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 78462