FREEMASONRY IN THE HOLY LAND / MASONIC EXPLORATION - Morris, 1879 EASTERN STAR
FREEMASONRY IN THE HOLY LAND. A NARRATIVE OF MASONIC EXPLORATIONS MADE IN 1868, IN THE LAND OF KING SOLOMON AND THE TWO HIRAMS. (MONUMENTAL EDITION)
Book Details + Condition: Published for the author (La Grange, KY), 1879. By Robert Morris. Monumental Edition. 608 pages. Hardcover with brown pebbled boards and gilt to front and spine, measuring 9.25" x 6.75". Illustrated. Robert Morris was a renowned American
Freemason poet and composer of religious hymns, and creator the Order of the
Eastern Star. He composed over 400 poems, many pertaining to the Eastern Star
and Freemasonry, and spent many years of his life in the Holy Land. While there, he wrote hymns and poems based on his experiences and discoveries there, and also composed this massive volume, which contains more than 600 pages of information,
numerous illustrations and maps of the Holy Land, as well as steel engravings
of several Mason leaders of the period. Interior hinges cracked but binding remains firm; some normal wear and rubbing to boards and edges; spine ends slightly frayed; clean interior, free of markings.