Les Mysteres De La Franc-Maconnerie by Leo Taxil
Les Mysteres De La Franc-Maconnerie by Leo Taxil, published in Paris undated circa 1890. An unusual work in it’s original French text which is an antimasonic work. Marie Joseph Gabriel Antoine Jogand-Pagès, better known by the pen name Léo Taxil: March 21, 1854 – March 31, 1907), was a French writer and journalist who became known for his strong anti-Catholic and anti-clerical views. He is also known for the Taxil hoax, a spurious exposé of Freemasonry and the Roman Catholic Church’s opposition to it. The original work has been bound into marbled paper cover boards, the boards have shelfwear to the corners and ends and a few of the pages have light staining. A prior owner also wrote a pen notation in the upper corner margin on one page. Text in French.