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Francois Villon by  Cecily Mackworth - First ( No Additional printings) - 1947 - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller (SKU: 008754)

Francois Villon

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Francois Villon

by Mackworth, Cecily

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  • hardcover
  • First
Good to Very Good/No Jacket
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Saint John, New Brunswick
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London: John Westhouse Publishers, Ltd., 1947 Original grey cloth on boards. Francois Villon was born about 1431, probably in Paris. A few years after receiving his master's degree Villon was involved in an altercation in whihc his opponent died. Villon was banished, and for the rest of his life seemed to be drawn to stealing as a way of life. His best writing was The Testament. This volume bears the bookplate of Liddell Hart, a veteran of WWI who became suspected of leaking Normandy invasion plans after several years as a military correspondent. The name of Hart's son, Adrian Liddell Hart, is written at the top of the first free endpaper, as though the book had been passed on to him. No other writing. The endpapers have a f aint trace of foxing. 139 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Uncredited Frontispiece.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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Dave Shoots, Bookseller CA (CA)
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Francois Villon
Mackworth, Cecily
Uncredited Frontispiece.
Book condition
Used - Good to Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
First ( No Additional printings)
John Westhouse Publishers, Ltd.
Place of Publication
Date published
NOISBN Biography
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8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller

In case of returns, seller will refund purchase price and initial shipping cost provided merchandise is returned in good condition within 14 days of sale. Payment methods accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, PayPal (to, cash, cheque or money order. 20% discount to the trade. Books will be shipped as customer prefers upon receipt of purchase price and shipping costs. PLEASE LET US KNOW WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR BOOK. THANKS!

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller

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This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since: 2004
Saint John, New Brunswick
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About Dave Shoots, Bookseller

We have been booksellers since 2000. We deal in old and rare hardcovers, primarily non-fiction. We have about 10,000 books in four rooms of an 1820's mansion located in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.


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