Item #000570 The Duel: Its Rise and Fall in Early Modern France. Francois Billacois.

The Duel: Its Rise and Fall in Early Modern France

New Haven, Conn. Yale University Press, 1990. First Edition. Edited and translated by Trista Selous. vi, [2], 252 p.; 24 cm. Includes select bibliography and index. Blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine title; illustrated dust jacket. No price listed. First English edition. First published in French under the title Le Duel in 1986. "Billacois reveals duelling as an acknowledged and legitimate social ritual with wide-ranging political, moral and religious implications. He shows it to have been a specifically French phenomenon in the early modern period: the French duelling mania had no equivalent in other European countries" [from the dust jacket]. In Fine/Near Fine condition: very slightly sunned along top edge of dust jacket. Fine / near fine. Item #000570
ISBN: 0300040288

Price: $50.00

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