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The historical nights' entertainment : first series.[The writings of Rafael Sabatini ; v.9] [Murder of David Rizzio; Murder of Darnley; Antonio Perez and Philip II of Spain; Lady Alice Lisle; Saint Bartholomew; Louis XIV & Madame de Montespan; Casan by  1875-1950  Rafael - Hardcover - 1924 - from Joseph Valles - Books and Biblio.co.uk

The historical nights' entertainment : first series.[The writings of Rafael Sabatini ; v.9] [Murder of David Rizzio; Murder of Darnley; Antonio Perez and Philip II of Spain; Lady Alice Lisle; Saint Bartholomew; Louis XIV & Madame de Montespan; Casan

by Sabatini, Rafael, 1875-1950

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Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin, [1924], 1924. Very Good. [Trade edition] ; xii, 387 pp., frontispiece ; 23 cm. ; similar to ISBN: 1419165992, 9781419165993 ; LC: PR6037 ; orange textured cloth with gold lettering and designs ; foxed ; spine sunned ; Contents: -- The Night of Holyrood : The Murder of Davi d Rizzio -- II. The Night of Kirk o' Field : The Murder of Darnley -- III. The Night of Betrayal : Antonio Perez and Philip II of Spain -- IV. The Night of Charity : The Case of the Lady Alice Lisle -- V. The Night of Massacre : The Story of the Saint Bartholomew -- VI. The Night of Witchcraft : Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan -- VII. The Night of Gems : The Affaire of the Queen's Necklace -- VIII. The Night of Terror : The Drownings at Nantes under Carrier -- IX. The Night of Nuptia ls : Charles the Bold and Sapphira Danvelt -- X. The Night of Stranglers : Giovanna of Naples and Andreas of Hungary -- XI. The Night of Hate : The Murder of the Duke of Gandia -- XII. The Night of Escape : Casanova's Escape from the Piombi -- XII I. The Night of Masquerade : The Assassination of Gustavus III of Sweden -- The Historical Nights' Entertainment ; G

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