Title:MYSTIC MASONRY or THE SYMBOLS OF FREEMASONRY AND THE GREATER MYSTERIES OF ANTIQUITY
Author: J.D. Buck
Publisher: Robert Clarke Company
City: Cincinnati Year: 1910 (Fourth Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 268, followed by many pages of symbols at rear Illustrated: Yes
Book Details + Condition: Scarce fourth edition from 1910 of J.D. Buck's well known MYSTIC MASONRY or THE SYMBOLS OF FREEMASONRY AND THE GREATER MYSTERIES OF ANTIQUITY. Dark blue boards with gilt and silver title and decorations on front and on spine. In very good condition: minor shelf wear; bumped corners; slight mottling to areas on boards; former owner's name present; pages are otherwise clean and free of writing or markings. Please see images for ToC, illustrations, and more condition details.
Dr. Jirah Dewey Buck (1838-1916) was a
doctor, writer, Theosophist and American Freemason who worked to establish the
first lodge of the Theosophical Society in the United States, the Cincinnati
Theosophical Society, and the American Section of the Theosophical Society in
1886. Buck was also an influential member of Freemasonry including being
awarded the honorable Thirty-Third Degree of the Scottish Rite in his North obedience.