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A Triptych of Poisoners

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Examines 3 notorious poisoners, each one guilty of multiple murders: Cesare Borgia of the infamous 15th-century Italian family; Marie D'Aubray, the beautiful Marquise who lived in 17th-century Paris; & Victorian Scottish physician, Edward Pritchard. B&W illus.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published August 1st 1994 by Barnes & Noble (first published 1958)
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Jun 20, 2010 Gabriel rated it really liked it
Very informative, covers Cesare Borgia and Pope Alexander VI, Cesare was the pope's son and also a very evil man who the pope hired Leonardo DaVinci to use Cesare as the model for the modern day Christ!
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