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Figures of earth : a comedy of appearances

Author: James Branch Cabell
Publisher: New York : R.M. McBride & Co., 1921.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Manuel, a swineherd in thirteenth-century France, who becomes Count Manuel of Poictesme. The motto on his coat of arms is "Mundus Vult Decipi"--The world wishes to be deceived. It is in playing on others' expectations that he rises to hero status and becomes Manuel the Redeemer.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958.
Figures of earth.
New York : R.M. McBride & Co., 1921
(DLC) 21003415
(OCoLC)8595168
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Branch Cabell
OCLC Number: 1022833059
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 356 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: by James Branch Cabell.
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The story of Manuel, a swineherd in thirteenth-century France, who becomes Count Manuel of Poictesme. The motto on his coat of arms is "Mundus Vult Decipi"--The world wishes to be deceived. It is in playing on others' expectations that he rises to hero status and becomes Manuel the Redeemer.

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