The Devils of Loudun
Huxley, Aldous

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. F 340 pages, bibliography, index; black and white portrait frontispiece of Urbanus Granderius; "First Edition" stated on copyright page; (From the dustjacket information): "In this brilliant historical narrative Aldous Huxley has explored one of the strangest episodes of history...possession...lucid madness...exorcism...the history of Loudun's devils runs the full gamut from the morally squalid to the heroic, from tragic sublimity to the grotesque, from the ugliest superstition to the highest spirituality..." ; publisher's dark blue cloth binding, gilt and red spine; some edge, tips wear to dustjacketsome old wrinkle lines, spine ends chipped a bit; volume in very good condition . Very Good H (Item ID: 11553)


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