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The Authorized Standard Ritual of the Order of the Eastern Star State of New York

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Grand Chapter: 1916

Seller ID: 2299191

Condition: Very Good


Includes box. Minor general wear to box. A few faint spots on page ridges. A very good copy in a very good box. 1916 Hard Cover. 310 pp. Includes box. A system of forms and ceremonies, with necessary instructions for chapters. Adopted by the Grand Chapter, October 14, 1913. Revision made permanent, October 14, 1915. The Order of the Eastern Star is a Masonic appendant body open to both men and women. It was established in 1850 by lawyer and educator Rob Morris, a noted Freemason, but was only adopted and approved as an appendant body of the Masonic Fraternity in 1873. View more info

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The Templars: The Secret History Revealed

By: Frale, Barbara

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 2009

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2302402

ISBN: 1559708891

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Light edge wear. 2009 Hard Cover. Foreword by Umberto Eco. A history of the powerful medieval military order, based on the author's discovery of the long-lost Inquisition transcript of their trial, traces their rise and fall against centuries of war, religious fervor, and power struggles. View more info

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Modern Historical Characters in Freemasonry

By: Gorden, John H. Van

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Supreme Council / The Masonic Book Club: 1985

Seller ID: 2299609

Condition: Near Fine


Includes onionskin jacket. Two inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, a couple small tears along edges of rear jacket panel. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. Blue boards, onionskin jacket. This volume deals with the biographies of individuals who lived in the time of the American Revolution and are mentioned or portrayed in Masonic ritual or drama. All appear or are mentioned in the Scottish Rite 20th Degree, the only degree dealing with Freemasonry in the United States. View more info

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Medieval Historical Characters in Freemasonry

By: Gorden, John H. Van

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Masonic Book Club: 1987

Seller ID: 2299610

Condition: Near Fine


Includes onionskin jacket. A few small chips and small tears to jacket edges. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 354 pp. Blue boards, onionskin jacket. The work that follows covers... individuals, appearing or mentioned in the Masonic ritual or dramas, from the later Medieval and post-Medieval periods--roughly from the end of the 12th Century through the first half of the 16th Century. View more info

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The Templars' Secret Island: The Knights, the Priest and the Treasure

By: Haagensen, Erling; Lincoln, Henry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2004

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2302403

ISBN: 0760732051

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Scuff to front jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. Bornholm is a tiny island in the Baltic sea barely twenty miles by ten. Its fifteen extraordinary medieval churches and many hundreds of standing stones mark the island out as a sacred site since remote antiquity... View more info

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The Freemasons: Unlocking the 1000-Year-Old Mysteries of the Brotherhood: The Masonic Rituals, Codes, Signs and Symbols Explained

By: Harwood, Jeremy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hermes House: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2261592

ISBN: 1844779645

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. An exceptional copy. 2006 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. 11 3/4 x 9. A full and intriguing account of the rituals, signs and symbols associated with the beliefs and history of Freemasonry. Explore the mystical symbolism of the Square and the Compass, the Five-Pointed Star, the All-Seeing Eye, the Sun and Moon, and many others. Find out about the history of the Masonic movement, and the myths and preconceptions that have grown up around it. Discover how the rituals in Freemasonry today are steeped in mystery and symbolism from the... View more info

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Freemasonry in Livingston County, State of New York

By: Hawkins, Emmett E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Keith Press: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2293095

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Corners a bit rubbed. 1983 Stapled Binding. 128 pp. A history of freemasonry in Livingston County, New York, written by the master of Geneseo Lodge No. 214 and founder of the Masonic district paper, the Living Stone. This second edition adds a complete list of officers of the Livingston Masonic Association, a partial list of Assistant Grand Lecturers, and a new history of Trinity Mark Lodge of Lima. View more info

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The Book of Hiram: Freemasonry, Venus, and the Secret Key to the Life of Jesus

By: Knight, Christopher; Lomas, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Element: 2005

Seller ID: 2299793

ISBN: 0007200889

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. viii, 482 pp. When Freemasons Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas set out on a personal quest to search out the origins of old rituals used by their Order, they did not expect to become involved in prehistoric astronomy or enmeshed in the development of Christianity. Fourteen years later they conclude their mission with The Book of Hiram. It puts forward explosive new evidence drawn from the latest archaeological discoveries, the Bible, and early versions of Masonic rituals. The authors have now painstakingly rebuilt the long forgotten story contained in the ... View more info

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The University of Masonic Light

By: Parker, Arthur C.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 2299605

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. Near fine. 28 pp. With a Brief History of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite and of the Bodies in the Valley of Rochester, New York by Lewis G. Ames. This booklet has been prepared for the enlightenment of Master Masons who wish to pursue the Masonic quest to it's uttermost boundaries, and who are imbued with the desire to explore all that the Craft has devised. View more info

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The Lodge Goat. Goat Rides, Butts and Goat Hairs. Gathered from the Lodge Rooms of Every Fraternal Order. More Than a Thousand Anecdotes, Incidents and Illustrations from the Humorous Side of Lodge Life.

By: Pettibone, James

Price: $200.00

Publisher: C.B. Pettibone & Co.: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2302232

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded with some loss of white from titles and decorations, a few light spots on rear board. 1902 Hard Cover. Photographic frontispiece, black-and-white illustrations throughout. A collection of comical contributions from members of the lodges of various fraternal organizations, including verse, short stories, parables, etc. The collection takes its title from the common belief that initiates of the Odd Fellows and the Freemasons had to ride a goat to be accepted into the organization. The story of the goat—although perhaps inspired by mediaeval superstition and promoted by anti-masonic... View more info

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Dear Brother Herman: Answers to Questions Relating to Freemasonry

By: Sarachan, Herman A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Masonic Service Bureau: 1979

Seller ID: 2299606

Condition: Near Fine


Top corner of last few pages lightly creased. 1979 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author! 223 pp. Answers to questions relating to freemasonry. "Freemasonry is a fraternal organisation that traces its origins to the loose organization of medieval Stonemasonry. Early organizational forms included "lodges," incorporations, and craft guilds. Early Freemasonry based on craft labour is known as Operative Freemasonry, while the modern, more philosophical form of Freemasonry is known as Speculative Freemasonry. Freemasonry now exists in various forms all over the world, with a ... View more info

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History of Masonry in Monroe County, 1810-1970

By: Sarachan, Herman A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Masonic Service Bureau: 1971

Seller ID: 2299608

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Masonic bookmark laid in. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 282 pp. Blue boards with gilt titles on spine and front board. A History of Masonry in Monroe County, 1810-1970. View more info

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History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons and Concordant Orders [Freemasonry]

By: Stillson, Henry Leonard; Hughan, William James; et al

Price: $225.00

Publisher: The Fraternity Publishing Company: 1910

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2289766

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. Boards and corners lightly rubbed, small ink gift note on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. xxxiv, 910 pp. Tall 8vo. Green pebbled cloth, gilt titles, gold, silver, and black decorations, gilt and green decorated endpapers. Includes photographs (some tinted), engravings, fold-out map, reproductions of documents, etc. View more info

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf: The Book That Breaks Masonic Silence

By: Thorn, Richard P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: M. Evans & Company, Inc.: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200389

ISBN: 0871317605

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('For Bob Zabel with best wishes, Richard P. Thorn, M.D.'). Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. 1994 Hard Cover. 243 pp. 8vo. As the religious right spreads its influence throughout the U.S., it is inevitable that some of its more provocative speakers should tread on the toes of other groups, both religious and nonreligious. In Thorn's case, the fundamentalists have met their match. Thorn attacks the critics of Masonry, showing where they err in their assumptions and providing some good insights into the nature of the Mason... View more info