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The Heroic Deeds of Gargantua and Pantagruel - (Everyman's Library Volumes 826 & 827): 2 volume set [with an introduction by D. B. Wyndham Lewis]

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Title:The Heroic Deeds of Gargantua and Pantagruel - (Everyman's Library Volumes 826 & 827): 2 volume set [with an introduction by D. B. Wyndham Lewis]
Price:GBP£12.00 (about USD$15.00)
Book ID:B009-3874
Quantity:1
Publisher:J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, London, 1929
Edition:First Thus
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1929, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Thus

Everyman's Library No's. 826 & 827 in their 'Romance' category; white end-papers; The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel is a pentalogy of novels written in the 16th century by François Rabelais, which tells of the adventures of two giants, Gargantua and his son Pantagruel; the text is written in an amusing, extravagant, and satirical vein, and features much crudity, scatological humor, and violence (lists of explicit or vulgar insults fill several chapters). François Rabelais was a French Renaissance writer, physician, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. This is the publisher's "Special Library Binding" bound in green cloth with gilt titles to spines. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 360 + 362 pages. 2-volume set (complete). mark (red ink stain) to rear cover of volume one; tiny white spot to front cover volume two.. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges green. Gilt titles spine. green cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature & Literary; Renaissance Literature; French Literature; Classical Fiction; France; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3874.
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