THE SECRET TRADITION IN FREEMASONRY, And and Analysis of the Inter-Relation Between the Craft and the High Grades in Respect of Their Term of Research Expressed by the Way of Symbolism
Book Details + Condition: By Arthur Edward Waite. Softcover; complete in 2 volumes. Vol I: 417 pages; Vol II: 447 pages. Reprint from 1991 by Kessinger Publishing Company (publishers of rare and out-of-print books on Alchemy, Freemasonry, Hermetic, Rosicrucian, and Occult subjects). Pale blue 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 fold and pen mark present on Vol II; text is clean and unmarked for both volumes, save owner's initials on title pages. THE SECRET TRADITION IN FREEMASONRY is a detailed study into the secret traditions held by the Freemasons, showing the author's obsession with the mysterious side of Freemasonry. Waite examines the fundamental relations of the craft and the high grades, the new alliance in Freemasonry, the Masonic orders of chivalry, alchemy in Masonry, magical and Kabalistic degrees, and much more.