GENERAL HISTORY OF FREEMASONRY IN EUROPE - 1868 ANTIQUITY SECRET SOCIETY MASONIC
A GENERAL HISTORY OF FREE-MASONRY IN EUROPE
Book Details + Condition: American Masonic Publishing Association (Cincinnati, OH). Early edition, 1868 (first published in 1866). Hardcover. 432 pages. Compilation of writings by French Masonic historian Emmanuel Rebold, translated and edited by J. Fletcher Brennan, editor of The American Freemason's Magazine. Subtitled "Based upon the Ancient Documents relating to, and the Monuments erected by this Fraternity from its foundations in the Year 715 BC to the present time." The chapters range from general history to specified areas including Gaul in antiquity, modern France, other modern European countries, history of the Scottish Rite, the Egyptian rites, laws and charters, and more. Front and back covers embossed with monogram, and gilt lettering to spine. Tight binding; rubbed corners and edges; wear to spine ends; light shelf wear to boards, with some warping to cloth; interior is clean and free of markings.