No markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges foxed and browned. Blue green cloth embossed hard bound with bright gilt design and letting on front board and lettering on spine. Frontispiece photos of author T.H. Gilmour and W.G. Ingram. Includes a few photos of officers, B&W illustrations, genealogical tree (1048-1902) fold-out,and index. Very clean, crisp, and tight copy. Slight foxing to first few pages. "Published by the Imperial Parent Grand Black Encampment of the Universe; and Grand Black Lodge of Scotland. Anno Domini 1903. Et. Anno Orainis 855."Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. 147pp. Hardcover Near Fine Condition Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" English Text. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Knights of Malta: Ancient and Modern.
Publisher: Roberton & Co.
Publication Date: 1903
Book Condition: Near Fine Condition
Book Description Glasgow: Imperial Parent Grand Black Encampment of the Universe & Grand Black Lodge of Scotland, 1903., 1903. First edition. 148 pp. Frontispiece - b/w portrait of author. Also portrait of Sir Knight Commander William G. Ingram, & 11 other plates (many portraits). Including folding chart - Genealogical Tree of The Imperial Parent Grand Encampment of the Universe and Grand Black Lodge of Scotland of The Most Ancient Exalted Illustrious and Military Order of "Knight Hospitallers of Saint John (of Jerusalem)" Otherwise known as "Knights of Malta". Chart loose but in VG condition. Contents: Ancient History of the Main Body, Ancient History of the Main Body - Sixth Language, Sixth Language Scottish Branch 1124-1834, Ireland 1834-1902, England 1842-1902, Australia, America 1841-1902, Scotland 1834-1902, Declarations &c. The sole object of this volume was " the hope of educating our Companions in the history of the Knighthood to which they belong; believing that the more a man knows of a good cause, the more he will appreciate it, and the more he will sacrifice for it." Decorated eps. Binding cracked at title page but rest of binding tight. Text clean throughout. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and symbol on front board and spine. Bottom of spine lightly rubbed. Corners bumped and rubbed. Overall condition VG. Seller Inventory # 7250