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Published by Paragon House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutions.

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    Statementedited and with an introduction by Albert P. Blaustein, Jay A. Sigler.
    ContributionsBlaustein, Albert P., 1921-, Sigler, Jay A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3157.E5 C67 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 398 p. ;
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2390111M
    ISBN 100913729671
    LC Control Number87019381

    [Titlepage] The CONSTITUTIONS OF THE FREE-MASONS. Containing the History, Charges, Regulations, &c. of that most Ancient and Right Worshipful FRATERNITY. For the Use of the LODGES. LONDON: Printed by William Hunter, for John Senex at the Globe, and John Hooke at the Flower-de-luce over-against St. Dunstan’s Church, in Fleet-street.


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