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.
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: A30-15515)