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1 Ashley, Edward G. >> Ship Masters Association Directory, 1909 : A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members
Norwalk, Ohio: American Publishers Company; 1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
463 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, black buckram over flexible boards, rounded corners, all edges red, floral endpapers, 463 pages, dozens of photos and illustrations, including 26 knots illustrated, some b/w, some in red and black. Many displayads with 2-, 3-, or 4-digit phone numbers. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members, Also a List of Vessels of the Great Lakes, American and Canadian, with Names and Addresses of Owners, Other Information of a Miscellaneous Nature of Interest in Shipping Circles of the Great Lakes.' Memorial pages compiled by Peter Thompson and James B. Lyons. ; Exterior shows hardly any sign of use. Interior is nearly pristine but we did find a few pages with faint juvenile pencil scribbles. No other defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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2 Authors Unknown >> Holy Bible, Authorized or King James Version : Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary
Wichita, Ks: Heirloom Bible Publishers; 1971 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
978 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Large heavy hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, title and masonic symbol in gold on front and spine, [x] + 72 + 762 + 128 + 6 pages, dictionary, concordance, appendixes, family record pages, 7 color maps, main text in 2 columns with chain references in small inner columns, dozens of small b/w illustrations, numerous full-page color illustrations. ; Copyright 1964. This printing 1971. ; Complete subtitle: 'Authorized or King James Version, Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the original tongues and with all former translations diligently compared and revised, Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary and other interesting instructive features, a Family Bible Beautifully Illustrated with Masterpieces of Religious Art.' ; Faint shelfwear only. No marks or writing, nothing filled in. ; Items laid in: 1) Ribbon bookmark with serenity prayer. 2) Handmade cross of delicate material, possibly bamboo. 3) Holy memorial card. 4) Masonic memorial card. 5) Easter card. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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Highlights of Templar History, Brown, William Moseley >>
3 Brown, William Moseley >> Highlights of Templar History
Greenfield, Ind: William Mitchell Printing Company; 1944 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
87 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering and knight on front, 87 glossy pages, chronology of Templars in US from 1769 to 1816, 16 b/w photos and illustrations including chart showing development of Freemasonry and Templars from ancient times to today (in French) otherwise all text is English. ; Published under auspices, Grand Encampment, Knights Templar, United States of America. Foreword by Charles Noah Orr. Preface by author, with Andrew D. Agnew and Chalmers L. Pancoast, being the committee on Templar history. ; Cloth shows light wear at tips. Front free endpaper missing. Old b/w bookplate with name in fountain pen. Gilt on spine worn and nearly unreadable. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce. ; Two items included: 1) small booklet, Highland Park (Michigan) Commandery No. 53, list of members, 1943, 24 pgs, affixed to front endpaper.. 2) booklet, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Michigan, 1943, 16 pgs, articles by William J. Cameron, Arthur J. Lacy, Fred B. Freeman, laid in. 
Price: 47.00 USD
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4 Kenyon, Minnie Grace >> Order of the Eastern Star : Relief Fund Cook Book
Mich: Order of the Eastern Star; 1924 Softcover Poor 
94 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, tan covers, 94 pages, plenty of household tips, about 300 recipes with contributor names. ; This is an actual book from 1924, not a flimsy reproduction. ; Several local ads with 2-digit phone numbers. Some of the more unusual recipes include: War cake. Vamatchka. Orange doughnuts. Fish turbot. Wyoming rhubarb pie. Veal jelly. Roshon special. Fairy salad. Church supper. ; Spine heavily worn, repaired with old tape, unreadable. Covers sunned, stained, chipped, but all lettering present and readable. No missing pages. Binding of two staples intact. Sold as is. ; Several additional recipes and clippings laid in. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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5 Lusk, George L. >> Michigan Masonic Monitor and Ceremonies : Adopted by the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Michigan, 1956
Mich: Grand Lodge; 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
101 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue cloth, no exterior lettering, 101 pages, text in plain English. ; Based on 1895 edtion by Thomas Smith Webb, revised by James Fenton. This edition revised by George L. Lusk, Frank O. Gilbert, Charles T. Kingston, and I. B. Gilbert. Printed 1939. This printing 1956. ; Almost no wear. Main defect: penned on front endpaper: 'Roy Stewart from Ivan E. Caddis, DGM'. ; Item laid in: bifold remembrance card for Harry A. Sparks, with funeral info and masonic symbol, and with tiny clipping of newspaper obit. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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6 MacBride, Andrew Sommerville >> Speculative Masonry : Its Mission, its Evolution and its Landmarks
Glasgow: R. E. Robertson; 1931 Second Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
255 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, index, footnotes, 18 b/w diagrams. ; Copyright 1913. This is 2nd edition, 1931. Foreword by J. Rankine Andrew. ; Famous collection of lectures describes the origins of masonry, symbols, lodges, French and German equivalent organizations, secret symbols, conditions of advancement, mission of masonry, much more. ; Cloth on spine worn and faded, very small tear at crown. Spine lettering dull but readable. Gift note (To Bro John Gilchrist, United Craft Lodge 534, Detroit, from Bro John Rodgers, Lodge Leven St John 170, Scotland, 5th March 1951) on front endpaper in fountain pen. No other marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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7 Mackey, Albert G, with William J. Hughan and Edward L. Hawkins >> Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and its Kindred Sciences, Complete in 2 Volumes : (Encyclopedia) New and Revised Edition, 1912, Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literatures As Connected with the Institution, Profusely Illustrated
N. Y. : Masonic History Company; 1912 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
913 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Two large volumes, black buckram cloth, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, green and metallic gold marbled endpapers, 913 pages, scores of b/w figures and diagrams in text, several full-page plates per vol, some in full color. Main text in 2 columns. ; Copyright 1873. This is new and revised edition, 1912. Originally written by Albert G. Mackey, this edition revised and updated by William J. Hughan and Edward L. Hawkins. Vol-1, A-L, frontispiece steel engraving portrait of Albert Mackey. Vol-2, M-Z, frontispiece steel engraving portrait of Charles T. McClenahan. (Complete subtitle: 'New and Revised Edition, 1912, Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literatures As Connected with the Institution, Profusely Illustrated') ; Very minor shelfwear, mainly to crowns. Slight wrinkle to spine of vol-1, not affecting lettering. No marks. Interior is clean, gilt edges crisp, binding tight. A beautiful set. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Mackey, Albert G. >> Symbolism of Freemasonry, the : Illustrating and Explaining its Science and Philosophy, its Legends, Myths, and Symbols
Chicago: Charles T. Powner Company; 1975 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
364 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, gold spine lettering, 364 pages, tons of footnotes, synoptical index, a few small b/w illustrations. ; Complete unabridged facsimile reprint of 1869 original. This edition published by Charles T. Powner Company, Chicago, 1975.; Cloth shows light foxing, mainly to rear panel. Owner name and address stamped in small, pale letters on front endpaper, bookseller name on rear endpaper. No other marks. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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9 Macoy, Robert >> Adoptive Rite Ritual : A Book of Instructions in the Organization, Government and Ceremonies of Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star, Together with the Queen of the South
N. Y. : Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Company; 1952 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
304 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue cloth, gold decor on front, 304 pages, several hymns with words and music, over 60 b/w illustrations including badges and floorplans. ; Copyright 1897. This is 3rd edition, revised, 1952.; Exterior shows very little wear. Five leaves have light creases. The following are carefully taped to rear endpaper: 1) Dues Book, small tan booklet, 1952. 2) Syllabus, a four-page leaflet on secrets and symbols of Eastern Star and Queen of the South. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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10 Macoy, Robert >> Amaranth, the (Independent) : A Royal and Exalted Degree in the Rite of Adoption with Appropriate Ceremonies, Advanced Progress
N. Y. : Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Company; 1963 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
169 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth, gold decor, 169 pages, several hymns with words and music, over 40 b/w illustrations including badges and floorplans. ; Copyright 1895. This is 4th edition, 1963.; Book shows almost no wear. Owner name penned on front endpaper. No other defects. Jacket is of plain paper, minor wear only. Laid in: Amaranth Syllabus, a four-page pink leaflet giving secret ritual of Eastern Star and Queen of the South. ; Independent Series 
Price: 17.00 USD
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11 Palmer, M. Dale >> True Esoteric Traditions : A Search for the Source of Western Cultural Values
Plainfield, Ind: Noetics Institute; 1994 0964263300 / 9780964263307 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
347 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, purple cloth, gold lettering, 347 pages, index, bibliography, 51 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Author traces occult and metaphysical ideas from ancient Egypt to 20th century. Topics include: God. Atlantis. Freemasons. White lodge. Blue lodge. Roman Catholic Church. Rosicrucian Enlightenment. More. ; Only a touch of wear. No major flaws. Appears unread. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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12 Robinson, Lavinia T. >> Proccedings of the 77th Annual Session, I. B. P. O. E. : Grand Temple, Daughters of Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World
N. Y. : Improved Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks; 1979 Softcover Very Good+ 
201 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue softcover, 201 pages, lists of national and local officers, rituals, reports, etc, 23 b/w portraits of officers. ; The Elks (BPOE) were founded as a whites-only masonic-style club in 1868. The Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, made up of African American men, was organized in 1897. Its ladies auxiliary was founded in 1902. This is a record of the 77th annual convention of the ladies auxiliary of the Improved Elks. ; Covers show only minor edgewear. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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