Gargantua & Pantagruel: The Five Books
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Heritage Press
Date Published: 1942
Edition: Heritage Press edition illustrated by Lynd Ward
Book Id: 46573
146; 124; 178; 175; 141pp. Large octavo [25 cm] Tan cloth over boards with the title stamped in dark blue ink on the spine. Dark blue and white pictorial endpapers. Very good, with a subtle darkening of the spine. In a slipcase with blue paper over boards. The slipcase is in very good condition, with light staining on the panels, a couple of short splits at the corners, and the underlying boards exposed occasionally along the edges. The Heritage Club Sandglass Number 10M laid in. Dance, 104.
With 100 reproduced linecut ink drawings by Lynd Ward, illustrator of the first wood-cut book to be issued in America, God's Man.