Item #66270 Freemasonry, A Celebration of the Craft. John HAMILL, Robert A. Gilbert -, The Duke of Kent HRH, R A. Gilbert.

Freemasonry, A Celebration of the Craft.

NP: MacKenzie Publishing Ltd, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Large Quarto (12 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches). 256pp. Bright blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper cover, gilt Masonic device to upper cover, colour and b&w plates and illustrations, Gallery of 275 famous masons, index. From the Foreword: "This book celebrates two hundred and seventy five years of organised Freemasonry. It traces the complex history the Craft's development world-wide: considers the notable contributions of its members: but above all demonstrates how Freemasonry has contributed in a practical way to improving the world and alleviating suffering and distress." Editor John Hamill, is one of the leading historians of English Freemasonry - with a particular fascination for its more unusual byways - as is co-editor Robert Gilbert [Dr. R. A. Gilbert], who has written and lectured extensively on the history of Freemasonry and other more avowedly esoteric groups such as the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. A bit of chafing to spine ends and corners, else a bright, clean near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket (Dust jacket a bit rubbed, edges lightly chafed, upper edge creased, not clipped. Now in mylar cover.) Very large and heavy book will require additional shipping for all international orders and some domestic orders. Item #66270
ISBN: 9780951635520