Auction 354 Illustrated Books 19th - 21st c.

RABELAIS, Fr. All the extant works. An American transl. w. a crit. text by S. Putnam. N.Y., 1929. 3 vols. W. full cold. plates and num. black & white ill. by J. De Bosschère. Fol. Ohcl. w. leather labels on spine, uncut. (Spines sunned as usual).

This edition of Rabelais is noted not only for de Bosschere's colorful Dali-esque illustrations, but for Putnam's lively and meticulously annotated translation, which brings the earthy vernacular of Rabelais to modern readers.

€ 80

result € 100

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