Item #69965 Secret Societies. Secret Societies, Norman - MACKENZIE, authors.

Secret Societies.

New York: Crescent Books, 1967. First US Edition. Hardcover. Small quarto. 350pp. Black cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, color and b&w illustrations, index. A generously illustrated and informative collection of essays examining secret societies by types as grouped into four categories: primitive, political, religious & theosophical, and criminal. Includes groups such as the Mau Mau, Thuggee, the Assassins, Knights Templar, Rosicrucians, Freemasonry, Nationalist secrets societies, Mafia, Ku Klux Klan. In addition - the illustration on front panel of the dust jacket is mainly a large portrait of Aleister Crowley. Book appears nearly new, binding fresh and clean, text pages bright and unmarked. Thus, overall a tight, clean near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket (Dust jacket has just a hint of edges, not clipped. Now protected by removable mylar cover). Item #69965
ISBN: 051710508X