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The Lives of the Rakes: Charteris and Wharton (Volume III)

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"No regular attempt has hitherto been made to write the life of Francis Charteris, simply, I imagine because its details are too repulsive for full exposition. In this series of the lvies of the rakes, however, he takes so obvious a place that he could not have been disregarded. I have endeavoured to adumbrate rather than actually set down the details of his monstrous and amazing career. I have tried to present a portrait of a man, who was, in the direction of lust and villainy, happily sui generis." The "infamous Duke" of Wharton is also uncovered in this fascinating historical portrait. This book is ideal for fans of history and the figures that have intrigued historians throughout the ages.

This is the 1925 hardback edition of the text; this edition contains a frontispiece of the Colonel Charteris as well as illustrations throughout; there are some chipped/frayed edges to the plates as well as foxed pages.

Item details

Author(s):
E. Beresford Chancellor
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1925
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
243
Publisher:
Philip Allan & Co
Title:
The Lives of the Rakes: Charteris and Wharton (Volume III)

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"No regular attempt has hitherto been made to write the life of Francis Charteris, simply, I imagine because its details are too repulsive for full exposition. In this series of the lvies of the rakes, however, he takes so obvious a place that he could not have been disregarded. I have endeavoured to adumbrate rather than actually set down the details of his monstrous and amazing career. I have tried to present a portrait of a man, who was, in the direction of lust and villainy, happily sui generis." The "infamous Duke" of Wharton is also uncovered in this fascinating historical portrait. This book is ideal for fans of history and the figures that have intrigued historians throughout the ages.

This is the 1925 hardback edition of the text; this edition contains a frontispiece of the Colonel Charteris as well as illustrations throughout; there are some chipped/frayed edges to the plates as well as foxed pages.

Author(s):
E. Beresford Chancellor
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1925
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
243
Publisher:
Philip Allan & Co
Title:
The Lives of the Rakes: Charteris and Wharton (Volume III)

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