Title: A Study and Interpretation of The Regius Manuscript, The Earliest Masonic Document. The Beginnings of Anglo-Saxon Masonry and Masonic History as an Ever-Widening Road to Freedom
Author: Frederick M. Hunter, 33 degree [translation work by John J. Church]
Description: Inscribed by author on front paste-down. Tan cloth spine with papered boards (tan textile print) and gilt lettering. Light wear to tail of spine. Interior is clean and crisp. 96 pages. 9 x 6 inches.
Primarily a reproduction and translation of the Regius Manuscript, a Gothic constitution and the earliest of masonic manuscripts. Written in Middle English, it relates the bringing of masonry to England by King Athelstan. In addition to the descriptive introduction, there are additional short chapters on Anglo-Saxon operative masonry and speculative masonry in the American colonies.
[I] The Earliest Masonic Document.
[II] The Regius MS.--Photostatic Reproduction in Full (33 pages).
[III] Free Translation of MS. by John J. Church (27 pages).
[IV] The Lombards Saved Operative Masonry.
[V] Athelstane Advanced Operative Masonry.
[VI] The Boston Tea Party.
[VII] Anglo-Saxon Masonry and the Constitution of the United States.
[VIII] The Challenge.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Published Under the Authority of The Grand Lodge of A.F. & A.M. of Oregon, by Research Lodge of Oregon, No. 198, A.F. & A.M., and McKenzie River Lodge No. 195, A.F. & A.M.
Place: [Portland, Oregon]
Keywords: Freemasonry, Freemasonic, Masonic, history, Halliwell Manuscript, Oregon, manuscripts, research lodge,
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