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THE STAR IN THE EAST,
Oliver, Rev. George.

THE STAR IN THE EAST,

Shewing the Analogy which exists between the Lectures of Freemasonry, the Mechanism of Initiation into its Mysteries and the Christian Religion. London: Richard Spencer 1842.
New Ed. 12mo. xvi + 167pp. + [i] + [viii] adverts. Ex.-libris Harry Percy Boord, e.ps. lightly browned, t.p. very sl. spotted, contemporary half sheep with marbled boards, some minor rubbing, gilt ruled bands and gilt title to spine chipped with some loss at head. George Oliver D.D. (1782–1867) English cleric, schoolmaster, topographer and writer on freemasonry. His first major contribution to the literature of Freemasonry was ‘The Antiquities of Freemasonry’ (1823), followed by the above, which was intended to show, from the testimony of Masonic writers, the connection between Freemasonry and religion.
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