Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania (, (1982). Frank C. Pape. Franklin Library Edition 1982. Illustrator Frank C. Pape. Brown paper over boards, gold designs and lettering. The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel is one volume which contains five books It is to say the least, bizarre writing, interesting, but very different0. (Source: Gargantua and Pantagruel Study Guide). Although the five books of Gargantua and Pantragruel are often presented chronologically, Francois Rabelais actually wrote the second book first, which is the story of Pantagruel Research by Donald M Frame indicates that Rabelais wrote his story about Pantagruel in the early 1530s after an anonymous writer wrote and published a successful story about a giant by the name of Gargantua Other. Book in very good condition, square and clean. Text and boards vibrant. No writing no soiling. / No dj as issued. Item #biblio664
Franklin Library Edition 1982. Illustrator Frank C. Pape. Very Good, square and clean. Text and boards vibrant. No writing no soiling. Two small area, fading of the gold gilt at front cover. High quality paper - pages that are sewn not glued into the binding - gold gilded page edges on all three sides- raised spine bands that give each book that distinctive antique look. A bautiful copy. Brown paper over boards, gold designs and lettering.