A True Key to the Assyrian History, Sciences, and Religion:…

Cuneiform and Freemasonry

A True Key to the Assyrian History, Sciences, and Religion: Being an Introduction to the History of the Remarkable Discovery of the Primitive Alphabet, and by means of which can be read the twenty thousand sepherim or clay and stone tablets, contained in the British Museum and other continental museums.

London : James Burns, Progressive Library... 1869. 8vo, 14, [2]pp, (ads), 2 plates, errata slip tipped in on p.3, orig. printed wrappers, fine.
The author claims to have ‘improved’ upon the deciphering of cuneiform writing done by Sir Henry Rawlinson et al. and links his findings to the symbols of Freemasonry.

Stock No: HMF1053
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