Freemasonry

  • Sidelights on Freemasonry (Craft and Royal Arch) by Bro. The Rev. John T. Lawrence

    Sidelights on Freemasonry (Craft and Royal Arch) by Bro. The Rev. John T. Lawrence, published in 1909. Sections Include: The Order f the Holy Royal Arch, Christianity and Freemasonry, The Symbol of the Cross, The Volume of the Sacred Law, Freemasonry in India, The Lodge Summons, The Lodge Banquet, Masonic Literature, Metropolitan Freemasonry, Ladies on the Level, Masonic Jewelry, Ways and means, Unattached Freemasons, etc, etc. Hardcover with gilt lettering and blind stamped crest on board. Light shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • That Which was Lost: A Treatise on Freemasonry and the English Mistery by William Sanderson

    That Which was Lost: A Treatise on Freemasonry and the English Mistery by William Sanderson, published in 1930. Sections Include: Freemasonry as A Bulwark of Society, Politics and Morals, Kingship in Freemasonry, Moral Decadence, The Function of Religion, Religious Decadence, The Fuction of Freemasonry, etc. Hardcover with original jacket with shelfwear to jacket.

  •  Our Ancient Brethren The Originators of Freemasonry by the Rev. F. De P. Castells

    Our Ancient Brethren The Originators of Freemasonry by the Rev. F. De P. Castells, published in 1932. Sections Include: Our Ancient Ancestors-Our Holy Ancestors, Who Were the Kabbalists, What is the Meaning of C.R.C., The Cross of the Rosicrucians, Looking Back the Rosicrucians Were Kabbalists, Looking Forward the Rosicrucians Were Freemasons, The Rosy Cross in England, Fama Fraternitatis, Confession Franternitatis, The Secret Vault of the Rosy Cross, The Rosy Cross A Cryptic Order, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt lettering and very light shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • Historical Analysis of the Holy Royal Arch Ritual by The Rev. R. De P. Castells

    Historical Analysis of the Holy Royal Arch Ritual by The Rev. R. De P. Castells, published in 1929. Sections Include: The Royal Arch Degree, The Opening of the Chamber, The Reception in the Chamber, The Veils, The Ob, The Protagonists in our Story, the Central Mythos, The Investiture, The Historical Lecture, The Symbolic Lecture, The Mystical Lecture, The Royal Arch Sign, The Closing of the Chapter, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt letting on spine and cover, only the very lightest shelfwear.

  • The Old Constitutions of Freemasonry by J. Roberts

    The Old Constitutions of Freemasonry Being a Reprint of the Earliest Printed Edition Now in the Library of the Grand Lodge of Iowa which was published by J. Roberts in 1722 together with a forward by Joseph Fort Newton, published in 1917. Limited edition of a thousand copies this being number 699. Hardcover with shelf wear to corners and ends.

  • A New and Revised Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and It’s Kindred Sciences by Albert Mackey

    TWO VOLUME SET A New and Revised Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and It’s Kindred Sciences by Albert Mackey, published in 1927. The Whole Range of Arts, Sciences, and Literature Connected with the Institution. Profusely Illustrated. A very attractive set in decorative embossed boards. Light shelfwear to corners and ends only. Neatly laid into the the second volume is some ephemera and booklets belonging to the original owner.

  • Legenda XIX-XXX

    Legenda XIX-XXX, undated circa 1880. An outline of the higher degrees of Freemasonry within the Scottish Rite system covering 19th through 30th degree. Hardcover with gilt lettering and light shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • The Impact of the Kabbalah in the Seventeenth Century: The Life and Thought of Francis Mercury van Helmont (1614-1698) by Allison P. Coudert

    The Impact of the Kabbalah in the Seventeenth Century: The Life and Thought of Francis Mercury van Helmont (1614-1698) by Allison P. Coudert, published in 1999. Issued by Brill Academic Publishers. Hardcover with original jacket, near fine.

  • The Mysteries of Freemasonry; or An Exposition of the Religious Dogmas and Customs of The Ancient Egyptians Showing from the Origin, Nature, and Object of the Rites and Ceremonies of Remote Antiquity, Their Identity with the Order of Modern Masonry, with Some Remarks on the Metamorphosis of Apuleus with Numerous Illustrative Woodcuts by John Fellows

    The Mysteries of Freemasonry; or An Exposition of the Religious Dogmas and Customs of The Ancient Egyptians Showing from the Origin, Nature, and Object of the Rites and Ceremonies of Remote Antiquity, Their Identity with the Order of Modern Masonry, with Some Remarks on the Metamorphosis of Apuleus with Numerous Illustrative Woodcuts by John Fellows, undated circa 1890. Hardcover with shelf wear to corners and ends. Gilt lettering on spine faded. Occasional pen margin notation from prior owner as well as blue colored pencil underlining of occasional passages. Title page printed at a slight angle by the publisher.

  • Historical Analysis of the Holy Royal Arch Ritual by F. De Castells

    Historical Analysis of the Holy Royal Arch Ritual by F. De Castells, published in 1929. Sections Include: The Royal Arch Degree, The Opening of the Chamber, The Veils, The Vaulted Chamber, The Ob, The Protagonists of Our Story, The Central Mythos, The Investiture, The Historical Lecture, The Symbolic Lecture, The Mystical Lecture, The Royal Arch Signs, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt lettering and light shelfwear only.

  • Science, Meaning, & Evolution: The Cosmology of Jacob Boehme, by Basarab Nicolescu

    Science, Meaning, & Evolution: The Cosmology of Jacob Boehme, by Basarab Nicolescu, published in 1991. Sections Include: Structure and Self-Organization in the Bohemian Universe, Must a Cosmology of Self-Creation Necessarily Be Tragic?, The Imaginal as the Source of Reality, Jacob Boehme and the Evolution of Man, Complexity and Levels of Reality, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with only the very lightest shelfwear.

  • The Influence of Neoplatonic Thought on Freemasonry and Other Essays by Fabio Venzi

    The Influence of Neoplatonic Thought on Freemasonry and Other Essays by Fabio Venzi, published in 2007. Inscribed by the author on title page. Sections Include: The Influence of Neoplatonic Thought on Freemasonry, Veiled by Allegory and Myths, Freemasonry and Fascism: A War of Religions, Freemasonry and Fascism: Two Different Historical Manifestations of Myth, Freemasonry: The Third Pillar of Civil Society?, Freemasonry: Ethical-Moral Observatory in Society, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket. Near fine.

  • Majority and Minority Reports of Committee on Rituals and Ritualistic Matter in Relation to the Degree of Rose Croix with the Verbatim Text of the English Work

    Majority and Minority Reports of Committee on Rituals and Ritualistic Matter in Relation to the Degree of Rose Croix with the Verbatim Text of the English Work, undated circa 1880’s. A rather obscure and anonymously publshed treatise on a higher degree in Freemasonry. Booklet format with foxing to covers.

  • Les plus secrets mystères des Hauts Grades de la Maçonnerie dévoilés

    Les plus secrets mystères des Hauts Grades de la Maçonnerie dévoilés. Ou le vrai Rose-Croix, traduit de l’Anglois ; suivi du Noachite, traduit de l’Allemand, published in 1778. “The most secret mysteries of the High Grades of Masonry unveiled” TEXT IN FRENCH. A beautiful rare early work on the higher degrees of Freemasonry. Illustrated including fold out diagrams in beautiful condition. Original paper wrapped covers over sew binding, very worn. Would recommend very careful handing or have bound by a good book binder.

  • Handbook of Freemasonry Edited by Henrik Bogdan and Jan A.M. Snoek

    Handbook of Freemasonry Edited by Henrik Bogdan and Jan A.M. Snoek, published in 2014. Sections include: The History of Freemasonry, The Old Charges, The Origins of Freemasonry: Scotland, The Origins of Freemasonry: England, Freemasonry and Templarism, Freemasonry and the Enlightenment, Masonic Historiography, Freemasonry and the Catholic Church, etc. etc. etc. Hardcover with only the very lightest shelfwear.

  • The Triple Tau: An Outline of the History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland by George S. Draffen

    The Triple Tau: An Outline of the History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland by George S. Draffen, published in 1955. A rather obscure booklet, limited edition. Bound in booklet format in Mellotex paper with light foxing.