1929. Paris: Fernand Roches, 1929.
Five vols., 8vo., lxi, 252; 219; 313; 332; 399 pp., woodcut printers device and tailpiece, watermark matches the printers device. Quarter red morocco, marbled paper boards, backstrip with three raised bands paneled in gilt and black, with title stamped in gilt, decorative endpapers. Joints and edges of binding are somewhat rubbed, and cracked, minor foxing, otherwise very good.
§ First edition thus. A nice set of the works of François Rabelais (circa 1483-1553), a French Renaissance writer, physician humanist, monk, and Greek scholar. Printed on fine paper by Fernand Roches with his printers device repeated in the watermark. Item #105570