THE WORKS OF MR. FRANCIS RABELAIS. Doctor in Physick. Containing five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his sonne Pantagruel. RABELAIS. -- ROBINSON. WILLIAM HEATH. Illustrates.
THE WORKS OF MR. FRANCIS RABELAIS. Doctor in Physick. Containing five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his sonne Pantagruel.

THE WORKS OF MR. FRANCIS RABELAIS. Doctor in Physick. Containing five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his sonne Pantagruel.

Alexander Moring, Limited. The De La More Press. London. ND. 1913.

NEW EDITION. Two Volumes. 8vo. (8.7 x 6 inches). Illustrated with 2 half tone frontispieces, 98 full page mono plates plus 138 smaller vignettes and grotesque heads throughout the text. Neat previous owners bookplate on the front blank endpapers and neat presentation inscription on blank leaf opposite. A fine set in highly attractive mid twentieth century leather bindings by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Finely bound in half dark blue morocco. Spines with raised bands, decorated with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Blue cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine set of this wonderfully illustrated edition. The books are undated but Geofrey Beare's bibliography of W. Heath Robinson dates this edition to 1913 and is a smaller version of the magnificent large format 1904 Grant Richards edition. (Beare #35c).

Item #8753

Price: £550.00