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Rabelais, François, approximately 1490–1553?

The works of Mr. Francis Rabelais, doctor in physick : containing five books of the lives, heroick deeds & sayings of Gargantua, and his sonne Pantagruel : together with the Pantagrueline prognostication, the Oracle of the divine Bacbuc, and response of the bottle : hereunto are annexed the Navigations unto the Sounding isle, and the isle of the Apedefts : as likewise the Philosophical cream with a Limosin epistle / all done by Mr. Francis Rabelais, in the French tongue, and now faithfully translated into English ; illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.

Additional Title(s):

Works. English. 1904

London : Grant Richards, 48 Leicester Square, 1904.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PQ1685.E5 .U7 1904+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Bert Boyson
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title pages printed in red and black.
Reprint of the 1653 edition, which was a translation by Thomas Urquhart and Peter A. Motteux.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-stamped morocco. Bound by Whitman Bennett.
Subject Terms:
Fantasy fiction, French -- Translations into English.
French literature -- Translations into English.
Gargantua (Legendary character) -- Fiction.
Giants -- Fiction.
Bennett, Whitman, binder,
Motteux, Peter Anthony, 1660-1718, translator.
Richards, Grant, 1872-1948, publisher.
Robinson, W. Heath (William Heath), 1872-1944, illustrator.
Urquhart, Thomas, 1611-1660, translator.

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