Oeuvres de Rabelais - Illustrated by Albert ROBIDA - Paris - Editions Jules Tallandier - undated - circa 1930 - 2/2 - (complete in 2 beautiful large volumes bound by the publisher - Edition reproducing the text and illustrations of the first edition by Robida and adorned with 16 rotogravure tip-ins and many in-text engravings - Introduction by Octa Uzanne - A note and glossary by Pierre Janet
Volume 1: title page reproduced 1 times including one with the title in black, another with the title in red and black and a title label, and another in black and red with a photographic portrait in black of Robida at his desk as frontispiece; 494pp. + fb.
Volume 2: 2 title pages in red and black with vignettes- 392 pp + 44 pp with 3 columns / page.
Alphabetical glossary giving, in the most concise form, an explanation of the phrases and expressions particular to Rabelais or his time contained in this edition “with illustrated dropcaps - + VIIIpp - François Rabelais (biography_ + 2pp - Table of contents.
Very nice binding (publisher) in half leather with black corners, spine with 4 raised bands, gilded fillets and geometric decorations in the compartments, gilded titling and volume number; covers enhanced with stencilling; gilded text block edges.
Minimal inconsequential rubbing on the corners, borders- interior has no foxing - lovely marbled end papers -
Beautiful copies in a lovely period luxury edition.
- Aantal boeken
- Geïllustreerd, Literatuur
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- François Rabelais / Albert Robida
- Oeuvres illustrées
- Zeer Goed
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Geïllustreerde druk
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Tallandier Jules
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 23×17 cm