The Soul of Marshal Gilles de Raiz: With Some Account of His Life and Times, His Abominable Crimes and His Expiation.
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. (xii) + 210pp. Original red cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine. A serious biography of the notorious medieval French soldier and noble, Gilles de Rais (1405 – 1440) who is said to have dabbled in the occult and undertaken the kidnapping and murder of a large number of children. A little light shelfwear and some darkening to the cloth, the edges of the text-block are a little dusty, endpapers unevenly toned, otherwise a tight, clean VG+ copy (lacks dust jacket). Item #69906
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