BLUEBEARD. A CONTRIBUTION TO HISTORY AND FOLK-LORE. BEING THE HISTORY OF GILLED DE RETZ OF BRITTANY, FRANCE WHO WAS EXECUTED AT NANTES IN 1440 AND WAS THE ORIGINAL OF BLUE-BEARD IN THE TALES OF MOTHER GOOSE.

By: Wilson, Thomas

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History, French; B&W Illustrations; 9; xv+212 pages; Gilles de Retz was the basis for 'Bluebeard'. One of the leading figures in the kingdom, he was executed for horrific crimes against children. 5 illustrations and facsimiles.

Title: BLUEBEARD. A CONTRIBUTION TO HISTORY AND FOLK-LORE. BEING THE HISTORY OF GILLED DE RETZ OF BRITTANY, FRANCE WHO WAS EXECUTED AT NANTES IN 1440 AND WAS THE ORIGINAL OF BLUE-BEARD IN THE TALES OF MOTHER GOOSE.

Author Name: Wilson, Thomas

Categories: Fairy Tales,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 32639