The Wise Fool: based on a tale from The Third Book of Pantagruel, by François Rabelais. RABELAIS, Paul GALDONE.

The Wise Fool: based on a tale from The Third Book of Pantagruel, by François Rabelais

New York: Pantheon, 1968. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (28.5cm.); yellow and red paper pictorial boards, backed in blue publisher's cloth with gilt on spine, with full color pictorial dust jacket; [30pp]. Galdone adapts the classic tale from Rabelais, through full color illustrations on each page. Text block is clear and sound, with very minor wear and creasing throughout; front and rear endpapers are also illustrated with a Parisian street map design. Boards lightly worn and faded. Tight binding. Near Fine. Dust jacket has some surface wear and scratching, with closed tears along the spine, front, and back panel extremities. Spine is also lightly stained, else Very Good.

Price: $40.00

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