Rabelais' Gargantua 1934 H. Giraud illustrated adaptation for childrenBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Les Albums de Samivel - Gargantua, Adaptation de Mad H. Giraud.
Published 1934, Paris, by Delagrave. Illustrations by Samivel.
61 pages. Text in French. Illustrated throughout, including 4 nice full page color plates.
Limited Edition- One of 30 examples (number 15).
Paper wrappers. Fragile paper binding stained and loosened, front joint paper split rendering cover loose, spine paper slightly peeling and chipped. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 13" H x 10" W.