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												The Histories of Gargantua & Pantagruel by  François RABELAIS
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1982
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 78462)

The Histories of Gargantua & Pantagruel

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The Histories of Gargantua & Pantagruel

by RABELAIS, François

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  • hardcover
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania U. S. A.: The Franklin Library. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1982. Hardcover. This 16th Century work is presented in the form of five interconnected novels; all in one volume. Gargantua and his son Pantagruel are giants whose adventures are described in sometimes bawdy, always fun-loving manner. Translated from the French by John M. Cohen. Offered in a deluxe reprint edition, illustrated by Frank C. Papé. --- In full burgundy faux leather with gilt decorations on covers & spine, raised spine bands and titling gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- With a bruise to the gilding on lower textblock edge and a trace of cover rubbing; else a bright, firm, clean copy lacking additional damages.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 715 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
78462
Title
The Histories of Gargantua & Pantagruel
Author
RABELAIS, François
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Franklin Library
Place of Publication
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania U. S. A.
Date Published
1982

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