Guillotine party and other stories

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Published by The Vanguard press in New York .

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Statementby James T. Farrell.
LC ClassificationsPS3511.A738 G8 1935, PZ3.F2465 Gu, PS3511.A738 Gu
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. l., 3-305 p.
Number of Pages305
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Open LibraryOL6327809M
LC Control Number35025834

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The royal executioner, Charles-Henri Sanson, was the first executioner to use the guillotine. With a stable of six assistants, he executed an estimated 3, people personally.

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