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The Works of Francois Rabelais (1933)

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The Works of Francois Rabelais translated by Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux in two volumes published by John Lane The Bodley Head (1933). Black cloth boards with gilt lettering and decorative borders. Beautifully illustrated by the master of fantasy and horror art Frank Papé, Vol.1 includes 11 plates and Vol 2, 13 plates as well as numerous black and white line drawings throughout the text. Each volume measures 16.5cm x 24cm, with a total of 1229 pp.

In fair condition. The hard covers are shelf worn and bumped and the spines are torn (see image). The bindings are a little loose though remain intact throughout. The rough edge book blocks are stained. Internally, there is a short handwritten dedication dated 1933 on the front endpaper of each volume. The inner pages are tanned. Vol 1 has a little foxing toward the rear. Vol 2 shows heavy foxing on the first few pages but none elsewhere. All pages and illustrations are perfectly readable.

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Condition:
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Format:
Hardback

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The Works of Francois Rabelais translated by Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux in two volumes published by John Lane The Bodley Head (1933). Black cloth boards with gilt lettering and decorative borders. Beautifully illustrated by the master of fantasy and horror art Frank Papé, Vol.1 includes 11 plates and Vol 2, 13 plates as well as numerous black and white line drawings throughout the text. Each volume measures 16.5cm x 24cm, with a total of 1229 pp.

In fair condition. The hard covers are shelf worn and bumped and the spines are torn (see image). The bindings are a little loose though remain intact throughout. The rough edge book blocks are stained. Internally, there is a short handwritten dedication dated 1933 on the front endpaper of each volume. The inner pages are tanned. Vol 1 has a little foxing toward the rear. Vol 2 shows heavy foxing on the first few pages but none elsewhere. All pages and illustrations are perfectly readable.

Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback

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