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  • THE BLACK TOWER. by Bayard, Louis.
    Bayard, Louis.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised historical novel, set in Paris in 1818 during the Restoration - one which "breathes life into the world's first police detective, Vidocq . . .. the founder and chief of a newly created plainclothes police force, who used his mastery of disguise and surveillance to capture some of France's most notorious and elusive criminals. Now he is hot on the trail of a tantalizing mystery--the fate of the young dauphin Louis-Charles, son of Marie-Antoinette and King Louis XVI." 352 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-06-1173509.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81262
    View cart More details Price: $30.00