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First edition. The original green card covers now preserved in a later binding. 7.25" x 4.75" x 0.25". 8vo. [4pp.]/pp.18/pp.54/pp.19-26/[4pp.] . Plain grey boards with red cloth spine and inked title: "Whymper - Printed Notices Of F. M. 1688-1723." W. H. Rylands' purple library stamp to verso of front free-endpaper. Green card cover with printed title. Also: an inked note to the top margin: "From R. F. Gould Nov. 1892". Clean english text throughout. Colophon to the recto of the last leaf: "Privately printed, Partly by messrs. Thacker Spink & Co. Calcutta, and partly by Ram Sahan, Gora Gali. (Only 120 Copies printed.) - Scarce! *** "Henry Josiah Whymper. 1845-1893. An active Freemason in India and a member of Quatuor Coronati Lodge (along with W. H. Ryland) from January 6, 1888, Whymper is remembered today for his reproduction, in facsimile of the Regius MS. According to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, "He was a man of mark in and out of Masonry, a Companion of the Order of the British Empire, a Masonic Savant and a practical Mason." Initiated: 1872 . Lodge Mayo No. 1413, Rawul Pindi, Punjab . In 1867 he is first listed as manager, Murree Brewery, Kussowlie Branch. 1870 "Managing brewer" Murree and where he remained as such until his death. Died 27 April 1893, dysentry Bombay N/3/69/364. Buried Sewri, Bombay. Other publications of H. J. Whymper include: The Religion of Freemasonry (1888); Constituciones Artis Gemetriæ secundum Euclydem." A facsimile of the early poem on Freemasonry from the original MS. ... [Edited by H. J. Whymper.] (1889); Early Printed Literature referring to Freemasonry. Randle Holme's Academie of Armory, Dr. Plot's Staffordshire, Diary of Elias Ashmole, The Praise of Drunkenness and Long Livers. [Edited by H. J. Whymper.] (1892); A Catalogue of Bibliographies. Lists and Catalogues of Works on Freemasonry. (1891); Triads in Masonry. (1889). " - See AQC Vol. 6. (1893) .
Title: Early Printed Literature Referring Freemasonry. Randle Holme's Academie of Armory, Dr. Plot's Staffordshire, Diary of Elias Ashmole, The Praise of Drunkenness and Long Livers. [Edited by H. J. Whymper.]
Categories: 19TH CENTURY,
Publisher: Calcutta / Gora Gali: [Privately Printed], 1892 . 0:
ISBN Number: 0
Item: 1.00 Item
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