The Devils of Loudun.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1945. First Edition (Stated) H-B. Hardcover. A convent of nuns possessed by devils, a priest accused of witchcraft and martyred at the orders of Cardinal Richelieu of France are the basis for this novel by renowed author Aldous Huxley. Based on the record of 17th century French politics, mass witchcraft hysteria and demonic possession with power, corruption and political expediency. Near Fine in Very Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, minor rubbing to spine ends, creasing, toning, else bright and clean. Untrimmed. Rubbed front papers. Blue cloth boards, black/red labels, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 340pp. + illus., index. Item #10849