By Francois Rabelais, translated by Samuel Putnam and illustrated by Jean de Bosschère
Magnificent large, three-volume limited edition of Rabelais, illustrated in full color by De Bosschère.
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ALL THE EXTANT WORKS OF FRANÇOIS RABELAIS
De Bosschère's bold and striking illustrations set off the text of Rabelais' complete extant works, in Putnam's English translation with fascinating critical text and notes.
New York: Covici Friede, 1929. All the extant works of François Rabelais: An American translation with a critical text, variant readings, variorium notes and drawings attributed to Rabelais in three volumes. Folio. Three volume set. Original cloth boards. Top edges gilt. Edition limited to 1300 numbered copies, privately printed for subscribers only. Illustrated with full-page color plates and more than 100 full-page black and white illustrations. Spines sunned, toning to boards, both as common.
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