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The Installation Of H.R.H. The Prince Of Wales K.G. As Most Worshipful Grand Master Of The United Grand Lodge Of Ancient Free And Accepted Masons Of England 28th April 1875

By: 19TH CENTURY MASONIC ENGRAVING - A LURAT and EDWARD G HESTER (Engravers) .

Price: £700.00

Publisher: London: Printed and Published by McQueens, by Bro E J Harty, 213 Regent Street, Jan 1st 1878 . 0:

Seller ID: 38500


Very Rare Engraving Of Masonic Interest (94cm x 61cm / 38" x 24") : "The Installation Of H.R.H. The Prince Of Wales K.G. As Most Worshipful Grand Master Of The United Grand Lodge Of Ancient Free And Accepted Masons Of England 28th April 1875". Followed by: " This Engraving Is Dedicated By Special Permission To His Royal Highness By Bro. Edward James Harty PM 1201." It is Engraved by A. Lurat and Edward G. Hester, Printed by McQueens, and Publishe... View more info

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Stray Leaves from a Freemason's Note-book. By A Suffolk Rector.

By: A Suffolk Rector [ NEALE, Erskine 1804-1883 ] . MASONIC - 19TH CENTURY .

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Richard Spencer, 314, High Holborn, 1846 . 0:

Seller ID: 41377


First edition. Well bound in the original cloth. 8vo. 8.00" x 5.25" x 1.00". pp.8/pp.314/pp.26 (Adverts). Maroon cloth covered boards, corners carefully strengthened. Hinges and top & tail of spine also carefully repaired. Dulled gilt titles to spine: "Stray Leaves from a Freemason's Note-book" . Original yellow endpapers. Inked dedication to front free-endpaper: "The 'Minerva' Lodge, No. 2433. Birkenhead. Presented to the Lodge Library by Bro. S. Jones....D.C. (P.M. Me... View more info

Jachin and Boaz or, An authentic key to the door of Free-Masonry, both ancient and modern: calculated not only for the instruction of every new made Mason, but also for the information of all who intend to become brethren.

By: ANON.

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London: Printed For The Booksellers, 1812 . 0:

Seller ID: 38581


A very good tight binding 8.25" x 5.5". 8vo. [5pp.]/ pp.6 - 56. Plates [1]. Later marbled boards with cloth spine.Later endpapers(handmade paper). Engraved frontispiece: ' Aude & Tace'. Text illustration of ' Plan of the Drawing on the Floor at the Making of a Mason '. Frontis and title page foxed, the rest of the text lightly spotted. Containing I. A circumstantial account of all the proceedings in making a Mason...; II. The manner of opening a Lodge...; III. T... View more info

Masonic Manual; or, Lectures on Freemasonry: containing the Instructions, Documents, and Discipline of the Masonic Economy.

By: ASHE, Jonathan / OLIVER, George (editor) / COX, John Edmund (re-editor) .

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London: Richard Spencer, 26 Great Queen Street, Opposite Freemasons' Hall, MDCCCLXX [ 1870 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 35962


8vo. pp.36/pp.319 . A very good original maroon cloth binding. plain boards with gilt titles and symbols to spine. Browned endpapers and light uniform toning to all pages. First few leaves with small edge tears and chips, where the pages have been crudely separated. Editor's Preface - John Edmund Cox, Athenaeum Club, August 3rd, 1870.Original dedication - Jonathan Ashe, Bristol, Nov. 1, 1813. Dr. Oliver's Address - Scopwick Vicarage, Aug. 14th, 1843. With fold-out plat... View more info

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Masonic Manual; or, Lectures on Freemasonry: containing the Instructions, Documents, and Discipline of the Masonic Economy. By The Late Rev. Jonathan Ashe, D.D., M.M. The Second Edition.

By: ASHE, Rev. Jonathan .

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London: Published By John Meaden, 1, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden; And May be Had Of All Booksellers, 1825 . 0:

Seller ID: 42237


A very good early edition of this 19th century Masonic standard. Previously in the Library of Henry Josiah Whymper. Well bound in half leather. 8vo. pp.288 . 18.3cm x 11cm x 1.8cm. Black half calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Spine with old library reference number, gilt banding and old leather title label; "The Masonic Manual". Edges rubbed and scuffed. Brown endpapers. Printed library label to verso of the front board: "District Punjab, Grand Lodg... View more info

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Masonic Songs, Oddfellowship Songs, And Other Rhymes, By John Blair, Bard, Lodge Journeyman, No. 8.

By: BLAIR, John (1819-1889 .

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Scobie & Conacher, 249 High St. / Glasgow: Porteous Brothers, 43 Renfield Street / Dunfermline: A. Romanes, "The Press." / Aberdeen: A Brown And Co., Union Street / Paisley: A. Gardner / Dundee: John Pellow, High Street [no date c. 188:

Seller ID: 42622


"In Paper Covers, 2/- ; Boards, 2/6; By Post 2d. extra." First edition. A very good original binding. 8vo. 7.25" x 5.00" x 0.50" [18.7cm x 12.8cm x 1.4cm]. pp.8/pp.163 Original light blue boards. Gilt title to front cover: "Masonic Songs, Oddfellowship Songs, &c. &c." Boards rubbed and bumped. Spine dulled with similar gilt title: "Masonic Songs, &c. J. Blair." Original dark brown endpapers. Library label to verso of the front board: "Freemasons' Hall Library, Leicester"... View more info

Image for The Golden Remains Of The Early Masonic Writers; Illustrating The Doctrines Of The Order With An Essay By Rev. G. Oliver Vol. II. Masonic Principles.  /  A Candid Inquisition Of The Principles And Practices Of... Masons By Wellins Calcott, P.M.

The Golden Remains Of The Early Masonic Writers; Illustrating The Doctrines Of The Order With An Essay By Rev. G. Oliver Vol. II. Masonic Principles. / A Candid Inquisition Of The Principles And Practices Of... Masons By Wellins Calcott, P.M.

By: CALCOTT, Wellins / OLIVER, George [Editor] .

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London: Richard Spencer, 314, High Holborn, MDCCCXLVII. [ 1847 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 42312


A very good original Victorian binding. 12mo. pp.6/[2pp.]/pp.380/pp.12/pp.16 . Light blue boards, lightly soiled and rubbed. Smooth spine with gilt titles and Masonic symbols. There is also an old paper library reference number to the base of the spine. The titles on the spine are: "Remains Of Early Masonic Writers Edited By G. Oliver D.D."; "Masonic Principles By W. Calcott & G. Smith." Original yellow endpapers, with a paper library label: "Distri... View more info

Manual Of Freemasonry; Part I. Containing the first three degrees- with an introductory key-stone to the Royal arch. Part II. containing the Royal arch and Knight's Templar Druid... Part III containing The Degrees Of Mark Man, Mark Master...

By: CARLILE, Richard (1790-1843) .

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: Reeves & Turner, 196, Strand, W.C. [ no date - c. 1872 ? ] . 0:

Seller ID: 42115


8vo. 7" x 4.5" x 0.75" . pp.15/pp.311. A good original red cloth binding. Blind stamp decoration to both boards, and gilt title and decoration to spine. Edges rubbed, Printed adverts to front endpapers,yellow colour endpapers. Printed title and clear text throughout, just a little light toning to top page edges. A well preserved book. Estimated date of printing from adverts. * Full title reads: "Manual of freemasonry. Part I Containing The first three de... View more info

Constitutions of the Antient Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons, under the United Grand Lodge of England...1884, with amendments to January, 1888... Under The Authority Of The United Grand Lodge, By Colonel Shadwell H. Clerke, As Grand Secretary.

By: CLERKE, Colonel Shadwell H .

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: Harrison and Sons, St. Martin's Lane, 1888 . 0:

Seller ID: 36868


Small booklet. 16mo. 5" x 4" x 0.5" .pp.8/ pp.182/15ff.[Plates] . A good tight binding. Original purple cloth with gilt titles to front board: "Constitutions of Free and Accepted Masons - 1884. Price 1s 6d With Amendments To 1888." Edges lightly rubbed and spine sunned. Original yellow endpapers (previous owners details crossed-out). Printed title with adverts to verso. light spotting to first few leaves, otherwise clean text throughout with 15 full-... View more info

Constitutions of the Antient Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons, under the United Grand Lodge of England...1884, with amendments to January, 1888... Under The Authority Of The United Grand Lodge, By Colonel Shadwell H. Clerke, As Grand Secretary.

By: CLERKE, Colonel Shadwell H .

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Harrison and Sons, St. Martin's Lane, 1884 . 0:

Seller ID: 37022


Small booklet. 16mo. 5" x 4" x 0.5" .pp.8/ pp.182/pp.6/[10pp. - Adverts]/15ff.[Plates] . A good tight binding. Original maroon cloth with gilt titles to front board: "Constitutions of Free and Accepted Masons - 1884. Price 1s. 6d. With Charge and E. A. Song. Price 2s." Edges lightly rubbed. Original yellow endpapers (previous owners details: "Walter Biffen H.M.S. Rambler, Hong Kong, China, Feb 15, 1887" ). Printed title with adverts to verso.... View more info

Constitutions of the Antient Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons, under the United Grand Lodge of England. Containing The General Charges, Laws... The Authority Of The United Grand Lodge, By Colonel Shadwell H. Clerke, As Grand Secretary.

By: CLERKE, Colonel Shadwell H .

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Harrison and Sons, St. Martin's Lane, 1884 . 0:

Seller ID: 38408


A good tight binding. 8vo. 8.75" x 5.5" x 0.5" . pp.8/ pp.172/15ff.[Plates] . Original brown cloth with dulled gilt titles to front board: "Constitutions of Free and Accepted Masons - 1884. Price 1/6. " Edges very rubbed and board soiled. Original yellow endpapers, lightly soiled. Printed title with adverts to verso. Top of title (not affecting text) absent. Clean text throughout , with 15 full-page plates at the end (engravings of Jewels, Chains, and... View more info

Records of the hole crafte and fellowship of Masons. With a chronicle of history of the worshipful company of Masons of the city of London...

By: CONDER, Edward .

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co. , 1894 . 0:

Seller ID: 35988


with a chronicle of the history of the worshipful company of masons of the city of London First edition. A very good original binding. 8vo.10" x 7.75" x 1.25". pp.5/[3pp.]/pp.312 . Polished black cloth over bevelled boards, with bright gilt titles to spine. Very little signs of wear, just bumping to the corners. Original black endpapers. Plain bookplate to verso of the front board:"Ex Libris Lieut, Colonel F. G. Kemp". Light foxing to free-endpapers. ... View more info

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The History and Articles of Masonry (Now first published from a M.S. in the British Museum) ; dedicated, By Permission, To The W. Bro. John Havers Esq., P.S.G.D., President of the Board of general Purposes, By The Editor, Matthew Cooke...

By: COOKE, Matthew

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London: Bro. Richard Spencer, 26, great Queen street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, W.C., And Of The editor, 78, George Street, Euston Road, N.W., 1861 . 0:

Seller ID: 42304


The 'Cooke MS.'. Type-facsimile, with modernised transcript. First edition. A very good original binding. 17cm x 12cm x 2cm. Thin blue boards with blind stamp decoration and gilt titles: "The History And Articles Of Masonry." Edges very rubbed. Old paper library reference number to spine. All page edges gilt. Original yellow endpapers. Printed library label to verso of the front board: "District Punjab, Grand Lodge, Library." Also, armorial bookplate: ... View more info

Image for Cross' Masonic Chart: Revised 1869: Containing the Degrees of the Ancient York Rite as worked in the United States of America; Arranged According to the Ancient Mode of Work and Lectures...

Cross' Masonic Chart: Revised 1869: Containing the Degrees of the Ancient York Rite as worked in the United States of America; Arranged According to the Ancient Mode of Work and Lectures...

By: CROSS, Jeremy L. (Jeremy Ladd Cross 1783-1861) / CUNNINGHAM, Will. M. - Editor ( William Moore Cunningham 1829-1909) .

Price: £140.00

Publisher: New York: Clark & Maynard, Publishers, 771 Broadway, 1869 . 0:

Seller ID: 44180


Title continues: "...Together With A Historical Sketch Of The Origin And Progress Of Free Masonry, And A Collection Of Masonic Songs, Funeral Service, Etc. By Will. M. Cunningham, M.A....." A very good masonic book in the original binding. 8vo. 7.5" x 5.25" x 1.0". pp.327 . Brown cloth covered boards. Gilt image of Father Time Father Time standing behind a maiden, unfolding the ringlets of her hair *. Spine with gilt title: "Cross' Masonic Chart. Revised." . Plus ol... View more info

Image for The True Masonic Chart, Or Hieroglyphic Monitor; Contining All The Emblems Explained In The Degrees Of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft, And Master Mason. Designed And Arranged Agreeably To The Lectures.

The True Masonic Chart, Or Hieroglyphic Monitor; Contining All The Emblems Explained In The Degrees Of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft, And Master Mason. Designed And Arranged Agreeably To The Lectures.

By: CROSS, Jeremy L. (Jeremy Ladd Cross) / SICKELS, Daniel (Editor).

Price: £140.00

Publisher: New York: Masonic Publishing And Manufacturing Co., 132 Broome Street, 1870 . 0:

Seller ID: 43876


A very good masonic book in the original binding. 8vo. 7.5" x 5.25" x 1.0". pp.288/[4pp.] . Black cloth over bevelled boards. Blind stamp masonic symbol to both boards. Spine with gilt title: "True Masonic Chart. - Cross" . Plus old paper library number to base of spine. Spine carefully strengthened at some time in the past. Corners and edges lightly bumped and rubbed. Toned endpapers. Armorial bookplate to verso of the front board: "E. Libris H. J. Whymper." Plus, pri... View more info

Image for Masonic Historical And Bibliographical Memoranda, By Josiah H. Drummond, P.G.M. Second Edition.

Masonic Historical And Bibliographical Memoranda, By Josiah H. Drummond, P.G.M. Second Edition.

By: DRUMMOND, Josiah H. (Josiah Hayden Drummond), 1827-1902

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Brooksville, KY. (Kentucky, USA): Printed For The "Masonic Collectors' Association" By James W. Staton, 1882 . 0:

Seller ID: 42233


A very good original 19th century booklet. pp.127. 22.5cm x 15cm. Grey paper covers, soiled and rubbed. spine with loss to top & tail. Printed title to front cover. Also: Paper library reference numer to spine; and paper library label to front cover: "District Punjab, Grand Lodge, Library." Staples rusted. Printed title page with purple library stamp: "District Grand Lodge Library. Punjab. 1890". Clean English text throughout. All pages with good margin... View more info

Image for Prince of Wales's Lodge No.259. List of Members From The Time Of Its Constitution. With Notes Of Proceedings And Circumstances Of Interest In Connection With The Lodge And Its Members. Compiled From The Minutes And Other Sources. Thomas Fenn, P.M.

Prince of Wales's Lodge No.259. List of Members From The Time Of Its Constitution. With Notes Of Proceedings And Circumstances Of Interest In Connection With The Lodge And Its Members. Compiled From The Minutes And Other Sources. Thomas Fenn, P.M.

By: FENN, Thomas.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London:Privately printed by Diprose, Bateman And Co., Printer's, Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1890. 0:

Seller ID: 42455


Scarce first edition, in a very good original binding. 8vo. 19cm x 13cm 1.8cm. pp.103. Blue cloth with gilt crest and title to front board. Spine darkened and edges rubbed and bumped. All edges gilt. Original yellow endpapers. Armorial bookplate to the verso of the front board: "G. Moncriett". Portrait frontispiece of the Prince of Wales [ King Edward VII] . Printed title page with previous owner's signature: "George H. Moncrieff". Plus a further 16 mo... View more info

Freemasonry . An Account of the Early History of Freemasonry in England : With illustrations of the principles and precepts advocated by that institution By Thomas Lewis Fox, C.S.

By: FOX, Thomas Lewis .

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London : Brother Nicholas Trubner, 60 Paternoster Row, 1870 . 0:

Seller ID: 35936


First Edition. 8vo. pp.62/[1p.]. A very good original blue cloth binding. Blind stamp decorated boards. Front board stamped with faded title: "Freemasonry - Sit Lux Et Lux Fuit" ** and "Subscriber's Copy". Professionally re-backed at sometime in the past. All page edges bright gilt. Recent endpapers. Foxing to rear free-endpaper, otherwise clean English text (except for a couple of brown spots), each page within lined border. A well preserved little book.... View more info

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Freemasonry: An Account of the Early History of Freemasonry in England.

By: FOX, Thomas Lewis.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London: Reeves & Turner, 1872. 0:

Seller ID: 37760


1st edition (printed by Reeves & Turner). With Illustrations of the Principles and Precepts Advocated by That Institution. 17cms x 12cms. Pp.62, very clean. Stiff card boards, rubbed to top front edge. Scarce. VG. View more info

Image for Bye-Laws Of The District Grand Lodge of the Transvaal, S.C. Erected March 27th, 1896.

Bye-Laws Of The District Grand Lodge of the Transvaal, S.C. Erected March 27th, 1896.

By: FREEMASONRY - SOUTH AFRICA [ Vrymesselaars. Grand Lodge of Scotland. District Grand Lodge of the Transvaal ] .

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, South Africa : Printed By Hockey & Coulson, Limited, 1896 . 0:

Seller ID: 41289


Scarce leather bound booklet printed in 1896. 5.25" x 4.25" [13.6cm x 10.6cm] . pp.72 . Green morocco over card covers. Gilt titles and decoration to front covers (including Masonic tools and the Scottish Thistle). Edges rubbed and bumped. Spine carefully strengthened. All page edges bright gilt. Original black endpapers. No inscriptions, dedications etc. Very clean throughout. View more info