Description of Egyptian Room, Royal Arch Temple, Sydney

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    First Edition.

    18.5cm x 12.5cm. [iv], 23, [4] pages, black and white illustrations. Illustrated saddle-stapled wrappers.

    The Egyptian Room was designed for the Scottish Royal Arch Temple in 1927 by the architect A. Phipps-Coles. Sculptor G. Raynor Hoff and Charles Everett were among those responsible for the decoration. The building was demolished in 1969 and the Egyptian Room was reinstalled at the Royal Arch Temple in Petersham in 1977. It was listed on the NSW State Heritage Register in 1999. This copy with numerous mason signatures to wrappers verso.

    Minor to moderate foxing and soiling. 1.5 cm chip to fore-edge of wrappers lower panel. Good Condition.