The Works of Francois Rabelais, translated from the French, and illustrated with Explanatory Notes, by M. le du Chat, and others.

  • Rabelais, Fran├žois
  • London: Printed for T. Evans 1784
  • ESTC T13267.


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4 vols., 12mo, pp. [viii], 347; [vi], 360; [viii], 359, [1]; [viii], 340 + frontispiece in each vol. Full-page woodcut surrounding text on one page in vol. 4. Contemporary mottled calf, spines divided by double gilt rules, red and green morocco labels, edges light green. A little light browning, faint dampmark to one frontispiece, one leaf in vol. 3 with a horizontal tear across its width (F1, no loss). Extremities rubbed, spines a bid creased, a touch of wear to head of spine of vol. 4. Modern bookplate to front pastedown of vol. 1, inscription ‘R.G. 670’ at head of first page of text in each vol., armorial booklabel with monogram ‘R.J.’ facing it.


The translation by John Ozell, first published in 1737.

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