Book is a first edition hardcover in near fine condition, profusely illustrated throughout. 503 pages.
Published by The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library
This annotated translation of a French manuscript (circa 1804) is divided into 12 Chapters that can be read in any order. They deal with various Masonic subjects that might seem exotic, strange and even bizarre to us in the 21 st century. The document contains 225 beautifully calligraphed pages and four symbolic drawings hand-painted with shimmering colors. The book, and more particularly its footnotes, will cast a brighter light on Masonic texts, symbols, rituals, definitions, secret alphabets