Michael Joseph, 1981, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with ochre and pale pink coloured titles to the front panel and brown coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Based on a true story of a young son of a French general being accused of raping the daughter of a number French general in 1835. In this book the author takes the transcripts of the actual trial, glaring inconsistencies and skulduggery by various people in and around the major players and weave them into a fascinating story. Softening to the head into the heel of the backstrip and age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Some staining to the top textblock edge. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (8), 9-222, (2) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0718120388. ISBN/EAN: 9780718120382. Inventory No: 0114484.