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BUSCH, Moritz [Julius Hermann].

Title Wunderliche Heilige: Religiöse und politische Geheimbünde und Secten.
Publisher Leipzig Verlag von Fr. Wilh. Grunow.
Date 1879
Book ID 37505
First Edition  


8vo., contemporary half textured calf, raised bands to spine, lettered, ruled and decorated in gilt. Edges stained red, marbled end-papers. v+358[i] pp.. Text in German. In very good condition. Very clean and tight. Known usually as only as Mortiz Busch, this German publicist and traveller later became Bismarck’s press-agent. The present work on secret religious and political sects and societies covers: The Druze, Dervishes, Shakers, Millenarianism, Carbonari and Sicilian Mafia amongst others.
Price: £45.00