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MANUAL OF FREEMASONRY
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Here is theoriginal ca late 1800's Editionof "MANUAL OF FREEMASONRY," by Richard Carlile. Published by London : Reeves and Turner , n.d., ca late 1800's. 311 pgs. + 36 pgs. adverts. Measures 4" x 7" (17 cm) Hardcover.
Condition is overall GOOD.Binding is straight and tight with all pages present and firmly intact. Hinges solid and strong. Pages clean and bright with minimal foxing. Previous owner's stamp on ffep. Covers are as shown with bumped corners , faded spine and edgewear mainly on spine. This rare antique gem is in good condition.
A FASCINATING LOOK AT
THE EARLY RITUALS OF CRAFT MASONRY
The Manual of Freemaonsry describes what goes on in the Blue lodge as well as the Royal Arch and Knights Templer of Freemasonary.
Originally published in 1825, just twelve years after the organization of the United Grand Lodge of England, this work boasts the most complete collection of early versions of the English masonic rituals available under a single cover.
It contains early versions of the three Craft degrees, the Royal Arch, Knight Templar Druids, Mark Man, Mark Master, Architect, Grand Architect, Scotch Master or Superintendent, Secret Master, Perfect Master, Intimate Secretary, Intendant of the Buildings, Past Master, Excellent Masons, Super-Excellent Masons, Nine Elected Knights, Elect of Nine, Peregnon, Elect of Fifteen, Priestly Order of Israel, Irish Master, Noahites or Prussian Knights, Red Cross Sword of Babylon, Knights of the Sword of the East, Red Cross of Rome and Constantine, Knights of the White Eagle or Pelican, Knights of the Eagle and Rosicrucian or Ne Plus Ultra.
An Illuminating study of the early rituals of the Craft for Masons and nonmembers.
Below you will find a sampling of several of the pictures/pages in the book and a short biography/summary of the author or subject.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Richard Carlile (1790 - 1843) author of The Manual of Freemasonry:
Not only a British journalist, Carlile was also a prominent advocate of almost all the radical causes, including the freedom of the press, abolition of monarchy and the emancipation of women. In fact, he has been called "the boldest agitator and fomentor for freedom of the press and for public speech during his time.
He was imprisoned in 1819 and heavily fined for for publishing the writings of Thomas Paine and edited 12 volumes of of the weekly journal The Republican from his cell.
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