Rabelais, Francois,: The Heroic Deeds of Gargantua and Pantagruel
Book Number: 0215871
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1951. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Francis J. Broadhurst. First Edition. 1.15 kg; XVIII, 762 pages, last page blank, illustrated end pages, text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations, mostly half page, fragments of the original colour illustrated dust jacket are now protected. The front board is blind stamped, and the top edge of the text block is tinted yellow (lemon?). There are tape stains to three of the edges of the front end page which also shows signs of offset tanning, and the rear end page has a 3.0 inch tear and the loss of a triangular piece measuring approximately 0.5 inches on a side. Otherwise, aside from the normal darkening of the edges of the text block, the book is in good order. No indication as to the translator. This was the first volume of a uniform series of illustrated books. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Francis J. Broadhurst. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Literature -- French; Inventory No: 0215871. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.