Rabelais / Robida - Œuvres. Edition conforme aux derniers textes revus par l'Auteur - 1885

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Rabelais / Robida - Œuvres. Edition conforme aux derniers textes revus par l'Auteur - 1885
Humour & caricature, Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 2 - Book

Remarkable rare edition illustrated by Robida. The text is accompanied by superb monochrome compositions but in quite varied hues in the text and 49 tip-ins including 40 in monochrome motif of various colours and 9 polychromes.

Complete in two volumes. Beautiful bindings by Capelle in green half morocco with corners. Decorated spine with wide raised bands, gilded title and volume number. Gilt topstains. The original cover illustrated in colour by Robida has been retained for each volume.

Copy in very good condition. Tight bindings, minor damage: leather on the corners of the front cover of volume I is faded. Rubbed corners. Clean inside, slightly yellowed, no foxing.

Edition esteemed for its illustrations by Robida.

Robida / Rabelais

Œuvres (2 volumes). Edition consistent with the last texts revised by the author. A notice and a glossary by Pierre Jannet.

Paris, Tallandier, undated (1885).

494 + 484pp

Quarto, 31 x 23 cm

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Humour & caricature, Illustrated, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Rabelais / Robida
Book Title
Œuvres. Edition conforme aux derniers textes revus par l'Auteur
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1885
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
494
Dimensions
31×23 cm
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