Lot n° 80
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Rabelais, François. - The works of master... - Lot 80 - Crait + Müller
Rabelais, François. - The works of master François Rabelais published under the title of Faits et dits du géant Gargantua et de son fils Pantagruel with the pantagrueline prognostication, the Epître du Limousin, the Crème philosophale and two epistles to two old ladies of different manners and moods. New edition with added historical and critical remarks on the entire work, a true portrait of Rabelais, a map of Chinon, a drawing of the painted cellar and various views of La Devinière, the author's farmhouse. Amsterdam, Henri Bordesius, 1711. 6 volumes in 5 vols. in-12 brown calf, spine ribbed and decorated - Bindings worn, 1 jaw split, headbands worn, boards rubbed, lacks the plate of the painted cellar announced in the title - XLVIII, 336,; VIII, 287; XIX, 272, ; LV, 288, ; XIV, , 223, , 111,  pp, engraved frontispiece to 1st vol. with portrait of Rabelais, folding map of Chinon and 2 folding plates showing La Devinière and Rabelais' bedroom in Chinon. According to the BnF notice, the historical notes and notices are by Jacob Le Duchat and Bernard de la Monnoye.
Provenance: Château de Marcellus
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