FAMA FRATERNITAS, or, Discovery of the Brotherhood of the Praiseworthy Order of the Rosycrusian: together with the Confession, or address of said fraternity written to all the learned and princes in Europe. Attributed to Johann Valentin Andrae.

Price: $300.00

click image to zoom

Privately issued by translator, 1873. Typescript copy, preserved by author and book collector, Robert E. Birdsong in 1948 as noted on the front page of the text. Annotation by Birdsong giving the date of the translation as 1873. It was bequeathed to the LOC in 1907 by the translator. Paper is yellowing, but well preserved and easily read; no stains or defects loosely laid in a mylar envelope; VERY GOOD. Revised and corrected by Charles Levi Woodbury and Benjamin Apthorp Gould. A Rare Translation of these seminal Rosicrucian documents, and the first time I have had a copy to hand in forty years. 49 leaves. (Item ID: 15515)

Payment Methods 

Accepted All orders are pre-pay. We accept checks, money orders, Western Union, Visa, Discover, Mastercard, and American Express. 

The payee on your credit card statement will read: 

Holmes Publishing Group LLC 

Books are held for 48 hrs pending confirmation. Checks or money orders must be received within 5 business days of confirmation (international orders have 10 days) to ensure sale. 


USA orders 4.75 first book; 2.50 per book thereafter. Sets and folio volumes are determined by weight and more expensive books are insured. International carriage: we use a special air service that is reasonable and secure though a bit longer in delivery. They will phone to arrange a delivery time of convenience. 


Books are guaranteed as described and returnable for cause. Please notify of any problem.