Book of the Month: Freemason’s Monitor

The Library division presents:


The Freemason’s Monitor; containing
the degrees of Freemasonry  . . .
 edited by Daniel Sickles. New York:
Clark and Maynard, 1864. 12 cm. 
Cloth bound book. Music sheet waste
paper used in binding. Gilded edges.
The library’s collection of over 100
Freemason’s Monitors spans space and
time. Dating from as early as 1797,
these little books contain the history
of Freemasonry. Full of explanations
of the degrees of Freemasonry, and
accompanied by wonderful miniature
engravings, the small size of
these texts tell us they were meant
to be carried close to the heart.