Guillotine: its legend and lore

From Publishers Weekly: Gerould presents 200 years of the most famous executioner's tool, the guillotine, from details of its use to its appearance in literature, the visual arts and music. His historical account ranges from the guillotine's invention in the early 1790s as a means of mak...

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Main Author: Gerould, Daniel C. (Daniel Charles), 1928-2012.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Blast Books, 1992.
Edition: 1st ed.