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Rabelais, François
LA PLAISANTE, ET JOYEUSE HISTOYRE DU GRAND GEANT GARGANTUA. PROCHAINEMENT REVEUE & DE BEAUCOUP AUGMENTÉE PAR L'AUHEUR MESME. A VALENCE: CHÉS CLAUDE LA VILLE, 1547 [I.E. GENEVA, C. 1600]
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
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189
Rabelais, François
LA PLAISANTE, ET JOYEUSE HISTOYRE DU GRAND GEANT GARGANTUA. PROCHAINEMENT REVEUE & DE BEAUCOUP AUGMENTÉE PAR L'AUHEUR MESME. A VALENCE: CHÉS CLAUDE LA VILLE, 1547 [I.E. GENEVA, C. 1600]
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Rabelais, François
LA PLAISANTE, ET JOYEUSE HISTOYRE DU GRAND GEANT GARGANTUA. PROCHAINEMENT REVEUE & DE BEAUCOUP AUGMENTÉE PAR L'AUHEUR MESME. A VALENCE: CHÉS CLAUDE LA VILLE, 1547 [I.E. GENEVA, C. 1600]
4 parts in one volume, 16mo (117 x 78mm.), woodcut on title-page, woodcut illustrations, 5 blank leaves at end of part 1 and one blank leaf at end of part 4, contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt in compartments, binding somewhat worn
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Literature

Plan, Bibliographie rabelaisienne 85; Tchemerzine IX, p.297

Catalogue Note

A counterfeit of the first collected edition of the first three books, though this counterfeit also contains the fourth book. The woodcut illustrations (numerous and repeated) are considered to be superior to those of the original Valence edition.

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