The Faces of Crime and Genius: The Historical Impact of the Genius-Criminal. Dean Lipton.

The Faces of Crime and Genius: The Historical Impact of the Genius-Criminal

New York and London: A.S. Barnes and Thomas Yoseloff, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Hardcover. 252 pp. with index. Fine in somewhat toned dust jacket. The first definitive treatment of the genius-criminal; the book looks at the crimes of seven men and one women, whose transgressions ranged from embezzlement to mass murder, piracy to defying the king's edict against dueling. Examined are Gilles de Rais, Catherine de Medici, William Dampier, John Law, Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Paul Verlaine, O. Henry, and Jack London. fine / very good. Item #E21015
ISBN: 049807594X

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