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Jachin and Boaz; or, An Authentic Key To The Door Of Free-Masonry, Both Antient and Modern : Calculated not only for the instruction of every new-made Mason; but also for the information of all who intend to become brethren
W. Nicholl, 1769, HARDCOVER, Book Condition: USED, VERY GOOD. A scarce 18th century Masonic booklet. Well bound in navy blue half leather. 8vo. 23.3cm x 15.0cm. pp.8//pp.52. Blue calf spine and corners over blue buckram boards. Spine with bright gilt titles: "Jachin And Boaz. - 1769". Boards lightly soiled and edges rubbed. Marbled endpapers. Printed library label to verso of the front board: "District Punjab, Grand Lodge, Library." Plus armorial bookplate: "E. Libris H. J. Whymper." Half title present - (Price One Shilling and Six-pence.) , with purple library stamp: "District Grand Lodge Library. Punjab. 1890". Printed title page. Clear English text throughout. Good margins. Pages uniformly toned. 'Advertisement' signed 'R. S.' and 'Plan of the Drawing on the Floor at the making of a Mason.' Referenced by: ESTC T187671. Full title reads: "Jachin and Boaz; or, An authentic key to the door of free-masonry, both antient and modern : Calculated not only for the instruction of every new-made Mason; but also for the information of all who intend to become brethren. Containing, I. A circumstantial account of all the proceedings in making a Mason, with the several obligations of an Entered Apprentice, Fellow-Craft, and Master; and also the sign, grip, and pass-word of each degree, with the ceremony of the mop and pail. II. The manner of opening a Lodge, and setting the craft to work. III. The Entered Apprentice, Fellow-Craft, and Master's Lectures, verbatim, as delivered in all Lodges; with the songs at the conclusion of each part. IV. The origin of Masonry; description of Solomon's Temple; history of the murder of the Grand Master Hiram by the three Fellow-Crafts; the manner of the assassins being discovered, and their punishment; the burial of Hiram by King Solomon's order; with the five points of fellowship, &c. V. The ceremony of the instalment of the Master of different Lodges on St. John's Day. VI. A safe and easy method proposed, by which a man may obtain admittance into any Lodge, without passing through the form required, and thereby save a guinea or two in his pocket. Illustrated with an accurate plan of the drawing on the floor of a Lodge, and interspersed with variety of notes and remarks, necessary to explain and render the whole clear to the meanest capacity. To which is now added, a new and accurate list of all the English regular lodges in the world, according to their seniority, with the dates of each constitution, and days of meeting / By a gentleman belonging to the Jerusalem Lodge; a frequent visitor at the Queen's Arms, St. Paul's Church-Yard; the Horn, in Fleet-Street; Crown and Anchor, Strand; and the Salutation, Newgate-Street. Try me; prove me. A New Edition."
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