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Title: Geschiedenis der Vrijmetselarij en der geheime genootschappen van vroegeren en lateren tijd. Naar het Fransch... Versierd en opgehelderd door 25 fraaije staalgravures. Tweede Druk.
Description: Gouda, G.B. van Goor, 1851. 4to. W. engr. front. & 25 steelengr. pls. ['Seigneurgens Del. Monnin sculp.'; 'Compagnon del. et sculpt.'; Plate 2 and 3 a corner watersp.]. Late 19th c. half clf., over blue marbled paper brds., corners in leather. (Spine and edges of covers some rubb.). [1 - 27 in 8s.]. (I - VIII [incl. front.], 9 - 430, II (Contenst & errata) pp.). (throughout some light yellowing, occasionaaly some foxing; a few quires reinforced at inner hinge at rebinding). Good copy. Divided into 2 parts. Introduction and general statistics, masonic grades, the almanachs, protocols, explanation of the plates belonging to the introduction. Chaptesr I to IX on the origins of freemasonry, the reorganisation in Great Britain, freemasonry outside of the British Isles, prosecutions; Part 2 on the mystreies of paganism, mysteries pertaining to Judaism, Christianity, Muslim community, knights; secret political societies. The appendix w. notes on the Fendeurs-Charbonniers, the order of Heredom van Kolwinning, the origins of ecossimus, a note on areoys and the oulitaos; details about the German secret societies, a list of secret societies.

Keywords: history

Price: EUR 175.00 = appr. US$ 190.20 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 9881