François Rabelais - Les oeuvres de M. François Rabelais - 1721

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François Rabelais - Les oeuvres de M. François Rabelais - 1721
Literature, Reference works - Quantity: 2 - Book

Les oeuvres de M. François Rabelais - new edition - Chez Nicolas langlois, A Bruxelles 1721 - (13) ff, 467 pp, (5) ff, (1) ff, 433 pp, (2) ff - full period lambskin - 9.5 x 17 cm.

Condition: Missing headcaps, 2 joints have 3 and 6 cm splits, sound hinges, cropped corners, spines with raised bands adorned with gilded fleurons and title and volume number labels (missing leather on the spine of volume 1), title printed in red and black, foxing and browning, ink stain on one edge of volume 2, all edges red, missing one endpaper. Complete in 2 volumes.

These works contain: La Vie de François Rabelais ; Particularités de la vie et moeurs de François Rabelais ; Prologue de l'auteur ; I. Livre de la vie, faits et dits héroïques de Gargantua ; II. and III. Livres des faits et dits héroïques de Pantagruel ; Vol.II : IV. Livre de la vie, faits, &c. de Pantagruel ; V. Livre des Navigations dudit Pantagruel, l'I?le Sonnante, l'Ile des Apedestes, avec l'Oracle de la Dive Bacbuc & le mot de la Bouteille ; Pantagrueline pronostication [chapters I-X] ; Epitre du Limousin Pantagruel ; La Crème philosophale ; Deux épitres à deux vieilles de différentes moeurs ; Alphabet de l'auteur François.

Besides the previously mentioned flaws, this is a decent copy of this rare book.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Literature, Reference works
Author/ Illustrator
François Rabelais
Book Title
Les oeuvres de M. François Rabelais
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1721
Edition
Reprint
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
900
Dimensions
17×9.5 cm
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