Paris: Delhomme et Briguet, n.d. (c. 180s. Hardcover. Scarce. Volume One only of a two volume set in French on all aspects of the occult, including chapters on free masonry, fabricating crimes, the devil, spiritualism and much more. A fascinating account of views and beliefs about these subjects in nineteenth century France. With 120 interesting albeit strange illustrations. Bound in three quarter black leather with brown paper covred boards. The leather is cracked along the spine, bumped, and chipped. Paper boards are scratched, chipped. Good only. The text pages are printed on paper similar to newsprint. There are occasional small tears, a larger tear to title page, aging to margins but overall very good. Measures 7.5 x 11 inches. 964 pages. OCCULT/012121very good -. Very Good -.