Jachin and Boaz: Or, An Authentic Key To the Door of Free-Masonry. Calculated not only for the Instruction of every New-made Mason, but also for the Information of all who intend to become Brethren
Place Published: London and Dublin
Publisher: W. Nicoll; Thomas Wilkinson
Date Published: Circa 1777
Edition: Early edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 41354
41pp. Small duodecimo [20 cm] Rebound in later 3/4 brown leather with brown cloth over boards, a gilt stamped title and handwritten numerical paper label on the spine. New endpapers. Ex-libris Kent Walgren, Masonic bibliographer, with his notes in pencil on the front endpaper. Very good condition. Rubbed at the spine and along the edges of the covers. There are two bookseller labels on the rear pastedown, and there are sporadic light pencil markings on the pages. Wolfstieg 29983.
Illustrated with An accurate Plan of the Drawing on the Floor of a Lodge... By a Gentleman belonging to the Jerusalem Lodge. Critical for the Masonic student and scholar. A view of freemasonry as practiced during this period, and a work which was originally published in 1762, and, according to The Handbook of Freemasonry edited by Henrik Bogdan and Jan A. M. Snoek, went through nearly 30 print runs before 1800.