The American Bibliopolist Volume 7

The American Bibliopolist Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...styles, and engages a large section of the present work. The introduction of the Cistercian order into Ireland, before the middle of the twelfth century, made a revolution in church architecture, superseding the earlier and native styles. Before the close of the century 500 well-endowed abbeys of this order were built on Irish soil. Irish masonry of various periods, and a discussion of the legend of the "Gobhan Saor," the reputed builder of round towers and ancient castles and churches, occupy the remainder of the volume. The historical and antiquarian notices interspersed among the architectural matters impart to it a more general interest, and the illustrations are well suited to throw light on the text. Alessandro Di Cagliostro: Impostor Or Martyr? A Paper read before the New York Liberal Club, May 28, 1875. By Charles Sothcran. i8mo. 50 pages. (N. V., 1875). Mr. D. M. Bennett, of 335 Broadway, has published in the cheap tract form, price ten cents, the above lecture, delivered May 28, before the New York Liberal Club by Mr. Charles Sothcran. We will content ourselves by remarking that the pamphlet ought to have a considerable sale among Spiritualists, Freemasons, and lovers of the marvellous, and reprint the following observations on the lecturer and his subject from a leading editorial article in the Spiritual Scientist of June 10: --"Mr. Charles Sotheran is a gentleman of extensive reading and ripe culture, who is well known abroad as the a: nhorof several works upon the genealogies and antiquities of the English counties. He has also paid great attention to the literature of the occult sciences, and the article from his pen which appears in ihis week's Scientist y is a brief summary of a most valuable historical paper which he...show more

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  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 708g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628985
  • 9781236628985