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Title: Prince of Wales's Lodge No.259. List of Members From The Time Of Its Constitution. With Notes Of Proceedings And Circumstances Of Interest In Connection With The Lodge And Its Members. Compiled From The Minutes And Other Sources. Thomas Fenn, P.M.
Description: London:Privately printed by Diprose, Bateman And Co, Printer's, Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1890. 0. Scarce first edition, in a very good original binding. 8vo. 19cm x 13cm 1.8cm. pp.103. Blue cloth with gilt crest and title to front board. Spine darkened and edges rubbed and bumped. All edges gilt. Original yellow endpapers. Armorial bookplate to the verso of the front board: "G. Moncriett". Portrait frontispiece of the Prince of Wales [ King Edward VII] . Printed title page with previous owner's signature: "George H. Moncrieff". Plus a further 16 monochrome portrait plates, plus a coloured plate of Prince of Wales's jewel. A very good copy of this scarce book. ** "The Prince of Wales Lodge No. 259 was named and established in 1787. In 1787 the lodge met at the Thatched House, Tavern Street, St. James's Street, London. The lodge now meets at Mark Masons' Hall, 86 St. James's Street, London. This is one of the nineteen lodges that have the privilege of nominating each year a member for appointment by the Grand Master as a Grand Steward and is therefore known as a Red Apron Lodge. Members of the Prince of Wales' Lodge are permitted to wear Garter-blue on the interior portion of the edging to their aprons. This honour was given in 1830 to commemorate that at his accession to the throne, King William the Fourth was the Master of the Prince of Wales Lodge." - See National Archives.

Keywords: 43819 George H. Moncriett Moncriett Fenn Prince Wales Lodge List Members Freemasonry Masonic History Masons Diprose, Bateman and Co. Masonic: : 19th Century

Price: GBP 60.00 = appr. US$ 85.68 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 42455

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