Stevens & Wallis, 1947. Item #3778
McGAVIN, E. Cecil. MORMONISM AND MASONRY. Salt Lake City, Utah: Stevens & Wallis, Inc., 1947. 8vo., tan cloth stamped in green, with the original dust jacket; 200 pages. Enlarged Edition. McGavin [1900-1975] is the author of almost 20 books on Mormonism and the American West. This book is his response to claims that Mormon Temple ceremonies are similar to those in Freemasonry. Signed by McGavin on the front endpaper, dated 1947. Also with the signature & personal calling card of Mormon Elder Howard M. Gray Jr. on the front pastedown. The card was once tipped to the page but is now unattached. Very Good (bump & short tear to lower edge of front cover; contents clean & tight); some fading spine & edgewear (small chips & tears, some rubbing) d/j. $85.00.