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Odd Fellows:

ODD FELLOWSHIP EXPOSED. AN EXPOSITION OF THE SIGNS, TOKENS, PASS-WORDS AND GRIPS BELONGING TO THE INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS, AS PRACTICED IN THE LODGES OF THE UNITED STATES; WITH THE FORM OF INITIATION, AND AN EXPLANATION OF THE FIVE DEGREES. BY AN EXPELLED MEMBER.

Printed for the Publisher, and for sale by the Booksellers Generally, New York: 1846 16pp. Original printed front wrapper [detached], illustrated with a sketch of an initiate surrounded by exotic Pashas, Mullahs, and Kings armed with spears. Closed tear to title page [no loss]. Scattered foxing, some corners turned. Good or so. A rare revelation of this secret Order's sordid and nefarious rituals, by an expelled member who believes that exposure is "my duty to my God, my country and myself." 426 NUC 0019573 [2- DSI, RPB]. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker, American Imprints. OCLC 191322330 [2- AAS, Deerfield], 476589257 [1- Mus. Nat. Heritage].


Book Id: 22444

Price: $350.00

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