1905 Amaranth Masonic Freemasonry Masons:Antique Occult
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Rare early edition of THE AMARANTH (INDEPENDENT) A ROYAL AND EXALTED DEGREE IN THE RITE OF ADOPTION
WITH APPROPRIATE CEREMONIES
BY ROBERT MACOY, 33 DEGREE. SUPREME PATRON OF THE RITE OF ADOPTION, AND VICAR-GENERAL OF THE A. & A. SCOTTISH RITE OF ADOPTION, SOUTHERN JURISDICTION.
MACOY PUBLISHING & MASONIC SUPPLY CO.: NEW YORK. 1905
COPYRIGHTED, 1895, BY CLARA CLARK.
Hardcover: bright red cloth with black decoration, gold emblem and lettering. All edges in gold gilt. Green and beige floral end papers. Frontispiece and numerous drawings and diagrams scattered through text. Size: 4 x 51/2'. 134 pages plus publisher's catalog.
Covers show some wear and rubbing to extremities. White paint splotch at top of spine and smaller spots on back cover. Binding feels tight. Mild age-toning to inside pages. A few scattered stains. Remnants of sticker inside back cover. A few pages with light pencil marks. Inscription to verso of FEP. Very Good condition.
An explanation and short history of the Rite of Adoption, a branch of Masonry open to women. Robert Macoy's last book before his death in 1895.
Attractive binding and nice illustrations.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-09-17)
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