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1792 1st Virginia ed Ahiman Rezon Masonic PROVENANCE of George Washington Lodge
1792 1st Virginia ed Ahiman Rezon Masonic PROVENANCE of George Washington Lodge The ‘Ahiman Rezon’ was written in the mid-1700s as a book of constitutions for the Grand Lodge, including orders of rites, ceremonies, behaviors, and histories of freemasonry. It concerns God and religion stating that ‘a mason is obliged to believe firmly in true worship of the eternal God.’ This 1791 first Virginia John Dixon edition of ‘Ahiman Rezon’ was published in Richmond and dedicated to George Washington during his first term as President. This particular example is utterly unique and notable because of its provenance. Impressed on the front cover of this work reads ‘Lodge No. I Norfolk’ – the FIRST masonic lodge to which George Washington himself was asked to be Grand Master! Perhaps he handled this very book! Item number: #4528 Price: $15,000 READ, John K The new Ahiman Rezon. : Containing the laws and constitutions of the Grand Lodge of Virginia. : To which is added, the history of Masonry, from the creation, to the death of Queen Elizabeth. : Also illustrations of the royal art; and a variety of other matter relative to that institution. : Carefully collated, from the most approved authors, ancient as well as modern. Richmond: : Printed by John Dixon., M, DCC, XCI. [1791]. First edition. Details: • Collation: Complete with all pages o xvi, [4], 9, [1], 241, [1] • Language: English • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~8.25in X 5in (21cm x 12.5cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receivi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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