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The Perfect Ceremonies of Craft Masonry, from Standard Authority and as Taught in the Unions Emulations Lodge of Improvement for M, MS. Freemasons Hall. London. New and Revised Edition
London: A. Lewis, 1883. 185 pages with 2 pages of ads. 3.75 x 2.25 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1048324.
Later printing. Near fine in a near fine copy in deep blue leather covers, All page edges gilt. Silk page ribbon present. Housed in cloth covered slipcase which has edge and corner wear. Small label on outside of slipcase with "Masonic 1883" written on label. No similar copy found in WorldCat.Book ID: 263353More details Price: $60.00
Monthly Bulletin (Lot of 57)
Brooklyn Lodge No. 225, Free and Accepted Masons, Oakland, California, 1924-1942. Fifty-seven issues of this untitled small tri-fold brochure issued monthly by an Oakland Freemason lodge, with meetings listed and a narrative of recent activities. Years present in this run are 1924 (1 issue), 1928 (1), 1929 (2), 1931 (3), 1932 (4), 1933 (6), 1934 (6), 1935 (2), 1936 (2), 1937 (2), 1938 (4), 1939 (9), 1940 (10), 1941 (1), and 1942 (4). ISBN: 281AIB0114890.
Generally fine.Book ID: 53717More details Price: $40.63
The Moose News: Official Publication Oakland Lodge No. 324 & Alameda Lodge No. 509 [34 issues]
Berkeley: (various publishers), 1917-1942. Monthly publication, typically 16 pages plus printed wrappers. Thirty-four issues; years present include 1917 (1 issue), 1918 (1), 1919 (1), 1920 (1), 1922 (3), 1923 (1), 1924 (1), 1925 (2), 1927 (3), 1928 (2), 1941 (9), and 1942 (9). ISBN: 281AIB0115242.
Very good to near fine in staple-bound wrappers.Book ID: 53768More details Price: $37.50
History and Evolution of Freemasonry
Chicago: The Charles T. Powner Co, 1951. 421 pages. B/W illustrations. ISBN: 281AIB1049895.
Later printing. Near fine copy in blue cloth covers with gilt decorations and lettering on spine. Mild edge wear. Very good dust jacket, tanned on spine and edges, with edge and corner wear and small edge chips and tears. With the 1949-1950 Worshipful Lodge "Buena Vista" No. 116 (Maracaibo, Venezuela) folding card with membership list.Book ID: 265978More details Price: $35.00
Glendale, California: Veritas Press. A Subsidiary of the Verulam Foundation, 1948. 64 pages. Third printing. Maria Bauer later married Manly P. Hall. The pamphlet explores the relationship between Bacon/Shakespeare controversy and Freemasonry. Foreword by Harold V. B. Voorhis. ISBN: 281AIB1049169.
Signed by the author on title page as 'Marie Bauer Hall." Third printing. Very good in illustrated printed wrappers (paperback), stapled. Covers are tanned near spine. Small chip missing from rear cover top edge. Former owner name on inside of front cover.Book ID: 264685More details Price: $30.00
Monthly Bulletin (Lot of 19)
Oakland: Aahmes Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S, 1925-1942. Monthly news and announcements for members of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (Shriners) Aahmes temple in Oakland, California. Nineteen issues, various formats. Years represented include 1925 (1), 1926 (1), 1927 (4), 1929 (Official roster), 1930 (1), 1934 (1), 1938 (1), 1939 (5), 1940 (2), 1941 (1), and 1942 (1). ISBN: 281AIB0115234.
Near fine staple bound pamphlets. The first two are pocket sized and have chromolithographed covers. The roster cover is printed in gold metallic ink. The issues for 1939 and 1940 have very nice art deco style covers.Book ID: 53769More details Price: $25.00
Falicon, pyramide templiere ou la "ratapignata"
(Beaulieu-sur-Mer): (the author), 1970. 159 pages. Illustrated with maps, plans, and diagrams. ISBN: 281AIB1016883.
A fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Inscribed by the author.Book ID: 76274More details Price: $20.00
Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Canada, at two Especial Communications held at the City of Ottawa, also at the Twelfth Annual Communication, held at the City of Kingston, Ontario, on the 10th day of July, A. L. 5867, A. D. 1867.
Hamilton, Ontario: Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Canada. pp. 218-411, with index to Proceedings for 1865, 1866, and 1867. ISBN: 281AIB1047714.
First edition (first printing). Very good in dark blue wrappers (paperback). Front cover with chips missing. Edge and corner wear.Book ID: 262366More details Price: $20.00
Quarterly Meeting Bulletin (Lot of 23)
Oakland, California: Golden Chain Chapter, No. 303, 1922-1945. Twenty-three issues of this untitled small tri-fold brochure announcing quarterly meetings and offering updates on members. The following years are represented: 1922 (1 issue), 1923 (2), 1925 (2), 1926 (1), 1927 (1), 1928 (3), 1929 (2), 1930 (2), 1931 (1), 1933 (1), 1940 (1), 1943 (2), 1944 (3), and 1945 (1). ISBN: 281AIB0115250.
Generally fine in staple bound wrappers.Book ID: 53767More details Price: $18.75
History of Lady Washington Chapter No. 28, O.E.S. Chicago
Chicago: Published Under the Auspices of Lady Washington Historical Auxilary, 1914. 95 pages. Illustrated from photographs. ISBN: B00404X5XQ.
First edition (first printing). Covers faded at spine and top edge, else very good (hardcover).Book ID: 53745More details Price: $18.75
Bakersfield: (the author), 1958. The self-published memoirs of a mason, combining thoughts on freemasonry with reminiscences of his travels in Latin America and Europe. ISBN: 281AIB0016821.
First edition (first printing). A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket, probably as issued.Book ID: 10398More details Price: $15.63
Why Public Schools?
Washington, DC: Supreme Council, 33o Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, 1979. ISBN: 281AIB0016767.
First edition (first printing). A fine copy in the publisher's spider-web motif glassine jacket.Book ID: 10404More details Price: $10.00
Masonic Eastern Star Temple postcards
. ISBN: 281AIB0012915.
Very GoodBook ID: 7261
Hermes House, 2006. ISBN: 9780681462359.
Near FineBook ID: 257772
The Templar Revelation: Secret Guardians of the True Identity of Christ
Touchstone, 1998. ISBN: 9780684848914.
Very GoodBook ID: 188091