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The works of Mr. Francis Rabelais doctor in physick. : Containing five books of the lives, heroick deeds and 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 ... 1653. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson ; in two volumes Volume I[-II].

Author/creator Rabelais, François, approximately 1490-1553?
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLondon : Privately printed for the Navarre Society Limited, 23 New Oxford Street, W.C. ; Bungay, Suffolk : Printed in Great Britain by Richard Clay & Sons Limited, [1921]
Description2 volumes, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorUrquhart, Thomas, 1611-1660, translator.
Other author/creatorMotteux, Peter Anthony, 1660-1718 translator.
Other author/creatorRobinson, W. Heath (William Heath), 1872-1944 illustrator.
Other author/creatorEberhart, Richard, 1904-2005, former owner.
Other author/creatorNavarre Society.
Other author/creatorRichard Clay and Sons printer.
Uniform titleWorks. English. 1921
Local noteIncludes dust jacket. Stuart Wright Book Collection #40.11 (v. 1) ; #40.7 (v. 2). See also related manuscript material in the Stuart Wright Collection, #1169, Richard Ghormley Eberhart Papers, in Joyner Library Special Collections.
General notePrinter statement from colophons.
General noteProbable date of publication suggested by LC (NUC 478:190).
General noteTranslated by T. Urquhart and P. A. Motteux in 1653-1694.
General noteWith illustrated half titles. T.p.s in red and black.
General noteIllustrations include frontispieces as plates; all others included inpaging. Text illustrations include t.p. versos, head and tail pieces.
General note"This edition of Rabelais' Works ... is strictly limited"--T.p. verso.
General noteVol. I: xvi, 474, [2] p.; v. II: xvi, 462, [2] p.
Acquisitions source Purchased from Stuart Wright, 2010
Genre/formFiction.
Genre/formLimitation statements (Publishing) Great Britain 20th century.
Genre/formPrivately published books (Publishing) Great Britain 20th century.
LCCN 23003924

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner Stuart Wright Collection PQ1685.E5 U7 1921 V.1 ✔ Available Request Material
Joyner Stuart Wright Collection PQ1685.E5 U7 1921 V.2 ✔ Available Request Material

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