1885-1973. Various bindings. A remarkable collection of 5 volumes of SECRET CODE BOOKS to aide the memory of the novice and master Freemason. These code books were never intended to be circulated, and indeed their very existence was long denied. This is an extraordinary opportunity to acquire 5 such volumes at once. The books have some defects, as noted, and are the set is priced accordingly. Additional images available: please inquire. Good. Item #2853
CONTENTS OF THE COLLECTION:
The Standard Work and Lectures of Cryptic Rite Masonry. NY, 1973. Leather wrappers, stapledbound, very worn, two gold strings down the spine.
Constitutional Practice. 1885. Paper boards covered in blue cloth. Small tears and chips on first few leaves. Browned pages. Date of "1885, Canada" written in pencil on first page. Pencil signature "Canada" on front cover.
Ritual. Rito Escoces Antigo e Aceito. Brazil, 1916. Paper wrappers, small tears along spine. Textblock slightly detached at page 18. Ownership inscription on page 3.
The Secretary's and Treasurer's Work. London, 1918. Blue cloth over paper boards, near fine condition. Label on inside cover: "Masonic Record Ltd 38 Great Queen Street, Holborn 5270. London W.C.2." Textblock painted red. Included at the back is a list of "New and Important Masonic Works."
Twenty Year History of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. Valley of Allentown, District of Pennsylvania, 1926-1946. Printed in 1947. Spiral bound with cardboard covers in blue goatskin.