J.B. Lippincott, 1856. Item #53965
DE LA HODDE, Lucien. HISTORY OF SECRET SOCIETIES, AND OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF FRANCE FROM 1830-1848; CONTAINING SKETCHES OF LOUIS-PHILIPPE AND THE REVOLUTION OF FEBRUARY; TOGETHER WITH PORTRAITS, CONSPIRACIES AND UNPUBLISHED FACTS. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1856. 8vo., embossed dark-gray cloth. First U.S. Edition. Scarce! A in-depth account of various French political conspiracies and the creation of a number of secret societies, such as the Order of Battle Of Secret Societies, The Rights Of Man, the Society Of Action, The Dissenting Society, and The Mutualists Of Lyon- among others. Information on many other related events and persons: the attempted assassination of Gen. Bem, cholera, assassinations, and even orgies. Very Good (tight, little spotting covers & light sunning spine, scattered foxing in text). $150.00.