New York: Published by the Grand Lodge, 1888. Hardcover. Freemasons were active in early American society, the most prominent being George Washington. These volumes outline their participation in the Colonial period, the American Revolution, the early Federalist period, the Civil War, up to 1892.
4 volumes, royal 8vo. Pp: 450pp, 10 plates (&) 614pp, 19 plates (&) 614pp, 13 plates (&) 613pp, 34 plates. Top edge gilt, foredge uncut. Uniformly bound in original dark tan gilt cloth with gilt stamp on the front boards of the medallion for the Grand Lodge of the State of New York. Fine overall. Library of Jas. R. Thomson bookplate with a quote from Sir Walter Scott, about returning books. A sparkling set in very good + condition. Item #20857