Fiftieth Anniversary and History of Welcome Lodge, No. 453 Free and Accepted Masons from December 4, 1869, to December 4, 1919 [with assorted Masonic ephemera]. P. M. VARWIG, John C.

Fiftieth Anniversary and History of Welcome Lodge, No. 453 Free and Accepted Masons from December 4, 1869, to December 4, 1919 [with assorted Masonic ephemera]

Philadelphia: Press of George C. Buchanan Company, 1919. First edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped front board; 91 pp.; plates. Welcome Lodge member, Robert Maxwell's copy. Maxwell appears to have been admitted in 1917. Provides an overview of the first 50 years of history of this Philadelphia-based Lodge. Also includes the program for the anniversary party in threadbound wrappers and a booklet for Quaker City Lodge No. 724. The book is in Very Good condition with light rubbing to board edges; corner bumped; foxing to endpapers. We find no other copies offered in the trade (2015). Item #01579

Price: $75.00

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