MYSTIC MASONRY or THE SYMBOLS OF FREEMASONRY AND THE GREATER MYSTERIES OF ANTIQUITY
Book Details + Condition: By J.D. Buck. Softcover; 283 pages. Reprint from 1992 by Kessinger Publishing Company (publishers of rare and out-of-print books on Alchemy, Freemasonry, Hermetic, Rosicrucian, and Occult subjects). Yellow covers with black-and-white illustration on front, and title (etc) in black on spine. In very good condition: tight binding; light shelfwear to covers, with old folds present; light bleeding of cover to edge of first page; text is clean and unmarked save owner's initials on title page.
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.