Ancient Order of Druids Choruses
A collection of Hymns from the most senior druidic order
Hardback folder with eight studs (four to front, four to back), gilt titling to front. Marbled paper pastedowns. Loose folded hymnsheet inside. 20.5 × 12.5cm.
This is a collection of choruses for the Ancient Order of Druids, the senior druidic order in the world, and the oldest in continuous existence. There is a hymn pasted in to the front cover (Installation Choruses), and then a folded sheet loosely slipped in which cntains: The Opening Hymn, the Fifth Official Toast Hymn, Closing Hymn, National Anthem (Druidic Version), First Initiation Hymn (on the Candidate Entering the Lodge Previous to Inauguration), Second Initiation Hymn (Immediately after the Obligation), Third Initiation Hymn (Upon Conclusion of the Charge), Installation Hymn (on the N.A. taking the Chair after election), Memorial Service, Opening Hymn, Recessional and Consecration Hymn.
Ancient Order of Druid material is fairly scarce as much of the Order's archives was destroyed during The Blitz.
Fair condition only. The boards are rather rubbed and bumped, with fraying to the corners, edges and spine. The contents are in fair but foxed condition.Sold