Barrett, W.P., Editor. The Trial of Jeanne d'Arc: Translated Into English From the Original Latin and French Documents. With an Essay "On the Trial of Jeanne d'Arc " and Dramatis Personae, Biographical Sketches of the Trial Judges and Other Persons Involved in the Maid's Career, Trial and Death by Pierre Champion. Translated from the French by Coley Taylor and Ruth H. Kerr. Illustrations by Frank P. Rennie. [New York]: Gotham House, 1932. Reprint. [Birmingham, [Ala.]: The Notable Trials Library, 1991]. Introduction by Alan M. Dershowitz. [v], xiii, 544,  pp. Quarter calf over cloth, decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. With previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, else fine. $95. * "How are we, near the end of the twentieth century, to judge the fairness of a fifteenth century trial in which the accused claimed that she heard heavenly voices, and in which her accusers claimed that the voices (if she heard them at all) were those of Satan. (...) [T]he trial of Joan of Arc provides the twentieth century reader with a unique window into a world and a process that is so different from ours, and yet so familiar.": General Introduction by Alan Dershowitz.
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