The Keystone Volume 1, From Numbers 36-52 (March 21, 1868 - July 11, 1868) and Volume 2, Numbers 1-40 (July 18, 1868 - April 17, 1869)
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: W. A. Maas
Date Published: 1868-1869
Edition: Multiple issues bound in one volume
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 22377
Folio [43 cm] 3/4 red leather with marbled paper covered boards, raised bands, and a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The edges of the covers are lightly rubbed. There is a half inch chip in the leather at the foot of the spine. There is a 7 inch crack in the rear board along the joint. Contemporary owner's name on the front free endsheet. The majority of p. 311/312 has been torn out. Several pages have small tape repairs. Very occasional foxing.
MISSING issues Volume 1, Number 37 and Volume 2, Numbers 6, 10, 16, 17, 21, 22, and 33. Contains many contemporary advertisements. Has numerous supplements. Subjects include Marriages, Deaths, On Voting, Masonic Directory for the Cities of New York, Brooklyn, Williamsburgh and Jersey City, Masonry in Ireland, Anti-Masonic Convention, The Knights Templar, Masonic Emblems as Advertisements,Address of Sir J. Biddle Roberts, Female Freemasonry, Are the Planets Inhabited, and much more.