THE SPIRIT OF MASONRY - Hutchinson, 1903 - FREEMASONRY SACRED GEOMETRY RITES
Title:THE SPIRIT OF MASONRY
Author: William Hutchinson, With Copious Notes, Critical and Explanatory, by Rev. George Oliver
Publisher: Macoy Publishing and Masonic Supply Co.
City: New York Year: 1903 (New Revised Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 229 Illustrated: Yes
Book Details + Condition: Scarce 1903 printing of the first edition (1775) of THE SPIRIT OF MASONRY. By William Hutchinson, "With Copious Notes, Critical and Explanatory, by Rev. George Oliver." Publisher's original bright blue boards with black and gilt decorations on front; decorations blind stamped on back; gilt title (etc) on spine. In very good condition: minimal shelfwear; bumped and rubbed corners; wear to spine edges; owner's name on inside front board; small repaired tear to title page; faint corner crease on some pages; pages are clean and free of markings. Includes the original Macoy Publishing advertising insert that is pasted down on rear inside cover, on "BOOKS Masonic and Kindred Subjects." CONTENTS: The Design; On the Rites, Ceremonies and Institutions of the Ancients; The Nature of the Lodge; Furniture of the Lodge; Apparel and Jewels of Masons; On Geometry; Secrecy of Masons; On Charity; Occupations of Masons; and much more.