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The Works

by Rabelais, illustrated by Gustave Dore

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

London: John Camden Hotten Undated, but the publisher's list gives a date of 1872. Maroon cloth covers much worn and marked, spine mended, brown eps, hinges strengthened, much age-mottling throughout, gatherings shaken, good only. 0

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Bookseller
Byre Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
BYB9220
Title
The Works
Author
Rabelais, illustrated by Gustave Dore
Illustrator
Gustave Dore
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Camden Hotten
Place of Publication
London
Keywords
FICTION, NOVEL, RABELAIS, DORE, GARGANTUA, PANTAGRUEL, HOTTEN

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About Byre Books

We are based in Wigtown, the Scottish Booktown. Our shop is a converted stables, fully wheelchair accessible, and has a small peaceful garden where you are welcome to sit and relax with your books. We specialise in second-hand books on Archaeology, World Mythology and Folklore, Scottish books, Theatre, Film and TV. We also have General stock - poetry, philosophy, biography, travel, education etc - and a Children's section.

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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Gatherings
A term used in bookbinding, where a gathering of sheets is folded at the middle, then bound into the binding together. The...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.

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