Virginia text-book containing a history of Masonic Grand Lodges and the constitutions of Masonry...
Heavily illustrated typescript, the full title page of which reads "The Virginia Text Book: Containing a history of Masonic Grand Lodges and the Constitutions of Masonry or Ahiman Rezon together with a digest of the laws, rules and regulations of the Grand Lodge of Virginia, also a complete compilation of the illustrations of masonic work, as drawn from Preston, Webb, Read and others by John Dove, Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Virginia. Engrossed and illuminated by Jefferson Wallace, Worshipful Master of Dove Lodge, No. 51, Richmond, Virginia 1925." Illustrations are pen and ink drawings with extensive hand-coloring, and include portraits, illuminated capitals, and whimsical marginal illustrations. Unbound gatherings.
Purchased from Black Swan Books, Inc., 1 August 2017.
0.4 Cubic Feet (1 document box.)