copyright 1948; The Macmillan Company publishers, New York; Book Club Edition; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket good/fair with edge wear - see pics.
A novel of France at the time of Jeanne d'Arc about a young boy who is apprenticed to an armorer.
The flaming martyrdom of Joan of Arc opens this historical romance in France at the dawn of the Renaissance. Among the onlookers at that terrible spectacle was Pierre, a frightened boy whom Hugh, the armourer, had rescued that morning on the road outside Rouen. Under Hugh's tutelage, Pierre learns the closely guarded secrets of the armourer's trade. But he is destined not to use them...