Philadelphia: Leon Hyneman, 1854. Original edition. Leather bound. 412pp. Folio [39 cm] Black cloth covered boards. The book was once bound in 3/4 leather, however the majority of the leather covering the corners has been rubbed away. Fair. Ex-library. The spine has been crudely rebacked with simple tape. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges. The majority of the text block is completely detached from the covers. The text block is cracked multiple times. The pages at the beginning of the text are detached, but present. The front endsheet has library stamps, a label, and a contemporary owner's name in pen. The bottom corners of the pages at the beginning of the text and the last page of the text are lightly moisture stained. Extra charges apply on this item due to weight. Item #22400
Complete. Topics include Templars in England, The Ancient and Accepted Rite, Masonry in Mississippi, Evils of Timidity, Hallucinations, Laconics, Immoral Masons, Masonic Symbols (The Hive) and much more. With engravings of Edward Stewart, Albert Pike and A. E. Ames.