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7211. : The Centenary of The Revival of the Order of St. John in England 1931.

London: St John's Gate 1932. 18.5 by 12.5. 73 pp. illustrated with photographs. Black covers, a little wearto boards otherwise very good. The book is a detailed record of the events surrounding the centenary celebrations. A scarce item. 45.00


16968. A. Lewis: The Complete Workings of the Royal Arch Degree comprising ceremonies of Opening and Closing a Chapter, Ceremony of Exaltation (with the lectures from the chairs) installing the Principals, Investiture of Officers, Consecration of a Chapter etc.

London: Privately Printed for A. Lewis, 1932. A new and revised edition. 156 + 26 pp. 10.5 x 7 cm. Printed in red and black. A.e.g. Red leather boards. In very good condition. 15.00


16593. Bergin, Jas. J.: History of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Dublin: The Ancient Order of Hibernians, 1910. ix+88 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Introduction by the National President, Joe Devlin, West Belfast. Eleven plates. "Printed on Irish paper with Irish ink". Gold-blocked black boards embossed with a leaf and berry pattern. A.e.g. Some rubbing and wear to the upper spine extremity, and printed poem 'Men of Erin gird for battle' pasted to the reverse of the dedication page, otherwise in very good condition. This is a very rare and elusive title. 250.00


8816. Bowers, Fergal: The Work An Investigation into the History of Opus Dei and how it operates in Ireland Today.

Dublin: Poolbeg, 1989. viii + 150 pp, in pictorial glazed card covers. 20 x 12.5 cm. 7.50


16811. Brett, Heather, editor: A O H The Ancient Order of Hibernians in Cavan.

Cavan Peace Partnership, c2012 54 pp. 20.5 x 20.5 cm. 63 illustration, in colour. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


13159. Brown, William: An Army with Banners The Real Face of Orangeism.

Belfast: BTP Publications 2003. 194 pp. softcovers, owner's name on title page, otherwise in good condition. A critique of Orangeism as a religio-political credo or belief system. 10.00


2521. Burns, J.F.: Shop Window to the World.

Dublin: The Board of Governors of the Masonic Boys' School, 1967. First edition. xvi+ 268pp. A History of the Masonic Boys' School Dublin. Sixteen plates. Gold-blocked maroon boards, in d.w. The book itself is mint. The dw is showing slight wear, and a short tear has been carefullu closed with peelable tape. 18.00


8815. Cargo, David: Brotherhoods in Newtownards in the 20th Century.

Newtownards: Ards Historical Society in association with Ards Borough Council, 2002 "No 2 of a Series". 57 pp, in pictorial glazed card covers. 21 x 15 cm. Three plates, including one of William Craig, MP and Rafton Pounder, MP wearing Orange collarettes meeting Mrs Mills of John Street. 20.00


2506. Cochrane, Rt. Wor. Bro. Keith.: The County Committees in Ulster.

Belfast, The Lodge of Research CC, Ireland, 1994. 168pp. 22 x 15cm. Five full-page and other maps. A limited and numbered edition of which this volume is no 113. The County Committeee is a feature unique to Irish Masonry, and this is an important study of the subject. 45.00


13236. Comber District Orange Lodge: Comber District Orange Lodge Exhibition of The Orange Institution Comber District Lodges 1798 Rebellion.

Comber: 2-6 Mar. 1998. 18pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. Photographs of the banners of the Comber Lodges with details of their histories 10.00


14691. County Down Grand Black Chapter: Black to the Future Grand Parade ... 25th August 2007.

Bangor: County Down Grand Black Chapter, 1970. 52 pp. 18 x 12 cm. Programme for Bangor Royal Black District Chapter No 13 Grand Parade 25th August 2007. Pictorial glazed card covers, in good condition. 25.00


13168. Cumber Claudy L.O.L. 649: The Orange Song Book A Collection of Songs for all Loyal and True Orangemen and Protestants.

Claudy: L.O.L. 649, 1986 1990. 104 pp. , card covers, showing a little wear otherwise in good condition. Texts only, no music. 10.00


12849. Curl, James Stevens: The Art and Architecture of Freemasonry An Introductory Study.

London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1991. First edition. 271 pp. 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Preface and List of Illustrations at front, and Glossary of Terms, References, Select Bibliography and Index at rear. 180 black and white plates and 11 colour plates. A very handsome book. Gold-blocked boards, in price clipped dw. 45.00


17061. Galloway, Peter: The Most Illustrious Order of St.Patrick 1783 - 1983.

Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd.,1983. xiv + 146 pp. 25 x 19 cm. Frontispiece. 14 colour plates, 45 b&w plates, and 4 figures in text. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards, in dustwrapper. The book and the dw are in very good condition. 14.00


2577. Grand Lodge of A.F.& A. Masons of Ireland: Annual Report 1943.

Dublin: 1944. 73pp. paper covers, good. 5.00


2576. Grand Lodge of A.F.& A. Masons of Ireland: Annual Report 1949.

Dublin: 1950 82 pp. paper covers, good. 5.00


13234. Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland: Report of the Proceedings at the Half-Yearly Meeting held in the House of Orange, Belfast, 8th. December, 1982.

Belfast: Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland, 1982. 49 pp. 20.5 x 15 cm. Card covers, in very good condition. We can also supply Reports for 1971, 30pp; 1988, 24 pp; 1990, 48pp; and 1991, 20pp., at 5 each. 5.00


13164. Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland: Steadfast for Faith and Freedom 200 Years of Orangeism.

Belfast: Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland 1995. 29.5 by 21 cm. 104 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. useful illustrations 18.00


13169. Grand Royal Arch Purple Chapter of Ireland: Report on the proceedings of annual meetings held in Brownlow House Lurgan on Saturday 11th January 1997.

Lurgan: Grand Royal Arch Purple Chapter of Ireland 1997. 32 pp. light card covers, in very good condition. 7.00


13158. Haddick-Flynn, Kevin: Orangeism The Making of a Tradition.

Dublin: Wolfhound Press 1999. 448pp. illustrated, hardcover, in very good condition with a v.g. dustwrapper. A well researched chronicle , a definitive academic history of the order, including information on the Apprentice Boys, the Royal Black Preceptory and the Royal Arch Purple Order. 15.00


15692. Hannah, Walton: Darkness Visible A Revelation & Interpretation of Freemasonry.

London: Augustine Press, 1952. 228 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Five illustrations. Gold-blocked red boards, no dustwrapper. Signature of Allan Seaton, Irish poet and artist, on ffep. In very good condition. 15.00


2579. Henderson, TR: "Two Centuries of Freemasonry" Newtownstewart Masonic Lodge No. 547 1777-1977.

Newtownstewart: Newtownstewart Masonic Lodge No. 547, 1977. 32pp. 21 x 15 cm. 3 plates. Historical background, neighbouring lodges, doctors in the Lodge, Provincial Grand Lodge and parades controversy, Hall, dinners, personalities, emigration, the Troubles, Roll of Membership. Very good, in paper covers. 20.00


13161. Hume, Dr David editor: Battles beyond the Boyne Orangemen in the ranks 1798-2000.

Shomberg Press Explorations in Religion History and Culture n.d. c.2000. 88 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. An aspect of Orange history not often explored. Scarce. 45.00


13233. Imperial Grand Black Chapter of the British Commonwealth: Annual Divine Service and Demonstration 1989 Official Programme.

Belfast: City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter, 1989. 16 pp. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. Illustrated. Card covers. Names and bus times written on rear cover, o/w in good condition. 10.00


16724. Jarman, Neil: Displaying Faith Orange, Green and Trade Union Banners in Northern Ireland.

Belfast: Queen's University Institute of Irish Studies, 1999. 76 pp. 26.5 x 20 cm. 120 illustrations in colour. Sources and bibliography. Index. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. A useful and well-illustrated study. 10.00


13648. Kennedy, Billy: Tercentenary Demonstration in Belfast Saturday September 29, 1990.

Belfast: Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland, 1990. 12 pp. 24 x 17 cm. Foreword by George Chittick, Parade Co-ordinator. Articles include The Battle of the Boyne - Cecil Kilpatrick; An Appreciation of the Boyne; Ulster's Solemn and Covenant; and The State of Orangeism in 1990. Pictorial covers. In very good condition. 10.00


13165. Kennedy, Billy editor: A Celebration: 1690-1990 The Orange Institution King William III Prince of Orange.

Belfast: Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland 1995. 29.5 by 21 cm. 96 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. useful illustrations 10.00


2512. King, Col. Sir Edwin: The Knights of St. John in the British Empire.

London, St John's Gate 1934 reprinted 1950. xviii+248pp. illustrated. v.g. Being the Official History of the British Order of the Hospital of St.John of Jerusalem. 30.00


14978. Lepper, John Heron and Crossle, Philip, and Parkinson, R.E.: History of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland.

Dublin: Lodge of Research, CC., 1925, 1957. Volume 1: 542, (2) pp, sixty-eight plates, and further illustrations in text. Succession lists of Officers. Reproductions of benefit programmes Theatre Royal, Dublin, and other rare pamphlets, Appendices. Index. Lists of Subscribers. Volume 2: 381 pp, eighteen plates (2 folding). Index. 25.5 x 15.5 cm. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dws. There is some wear to the boards of Volume 1, whereas Volume 2 is a mint copy. 495.00


16832. Lepper, John Heron and Crossle, Philip, and Parkinson, R.E.: History of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland.

Dublin: Lodge of Research, CC., 1925. First edition. Volume 1 only. (Volume 2 was not published until 1957, and a reprint of this volume was produced in 1987.) 542 pp. 25.5 x 16 cm. Sixty-eight plates, and further illustrations in text. Succession lists of Officers. Reproductions of benefit programmes Theatre Royal, Dublin, and other rare pamphlets. Appendices. Index. Lists of Subscribers. No dw. The boards are damp-stained and worn, with slight bruising to the spine extremities and corners. The rear endpaper is splitting, and there is spotting to the top of the print block, o/w the book is in good condition Internally. 295.00


14979. Lepper, John Heron and Crossle, Philip, and Parkinson, R.E.: History of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland.

Dublin: Lodge of Research, CC., 1987, 1957. Volume 1(reprint): 542, (2) pp, + List of Subscribers to this Reprint edition. This limited-edition reprint of Volume 1 has a printed list, pasted on the ffep, of the Grand Officers, signed by each of them. Sixty-eight plates, and further illustrations in text. Succession lists of Officers. Reproductions of benefit programmes Theatre Royal, Dublin, and other rare pamphlets. Appendices. Index. Lists of Subscribers. 22.5 x 15.5 cm. Volume 2: 381 pp, eighteen plates (2 folding). Index. 25.5 x 15.5 cm. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dws. These are almost-mint copies. 250.00


13163. Malcomson, W.P.: Behind Closed Doors The Hidden Structure within the Orange Camp (the Royal Arch Purple Order) examined from an evangelical perspective.

Banbridge: Evangelical Truth 2009. 160 pp. illustrated, softcovers, old corner crese to front cover otherwise in very good condition. The author was a former member and evangelical writer. An interesting, critical study. 10.00


13162. Malcomson, W.P.: The Royal Black Institution The Mysteries, Secrets and Rites publicly revealed for the first time in history.

Londonderry: Evangelical Truth 2009. 380 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. The author was a former member and evangelical writer. An interesting, critical study. Scarce 30.00


13166. Martin, W. Stanley: The Brave Boys of Derry or No Surrender.

Kilkeel: Mourne Missionary Trust 1986. 55 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in good condition apart from an old crease across the bottom of the front cover. The story of the seige of Londonderry 15.00


2561. Masonic Benevolent Institutions: Report for the Year 1954.

Dublin: 1955. 332pp. paper covers, v.g. With lists of the Governors of the Institutions, Statements of Accounts etc. 10.00


2570. Masonic Benevolent Institutions: Report for the Year 1956.

Dublin: 1957 358 pp. paper covers worn. With lists of the Governors of the Institutions, Statements of Accounts etc. 10.00


2560. Masonic Benevolent Institutions.: Report for the Year 1953.

Dublin: 1954 327pp. paper covers, v.g. With lists of the Governors of the Institutions, Statements of Accounts etc. 10.00


13297. McClelland, Aiken: The Formation of The Orange Order.

Newcastle: Mourne Observer n.d. c.1960's. 15pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Card covers, in good condition. 8.00


13235. McCormick, W.J. McK: Christ, The Christian & Freemasonry.

Belfast: J. McCormick First edition Sept. 1977. 56pp. illustrated, softcovers, in good condition. McCormick published extensively on these subjects, mostly privately printed, as far we know. 23.00


13664. Orange Order: The Orange Cross Loyalist Identity Card.

Belfast: Orange Order, 1971. "The Orange Cross was founded on Covenant Day, 1971 to provide comforts for Loyalist political prisioners". Folded card, closing to 10 x 6.5 cm. Good condition. 10.00


16814. Parkinson, R.E.: History of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland.

Dublin: Lodge of Research, CC., 1957. Volume 2, only. 381 pp. 25.5 x 15.5 cm. Eighteen plates (2 folding). Index. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dw. This is a very clean, bright, tight copy, in very good condition.. 95.00


16984. Provincial Priory of East Ulster: Provincial Priory of East Ulster News Letter No.4. January, 1998.

Belfast: Provincial Priory of East Ulster, 1998. (48) pp. 24 x 17.5 cm. Nineteen illustrations, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. Name on front cover, otherwise in good condition. Knights Templar. 10.00


16983. Provincial Priory of East Ulster: Provincial Priory of East Ulster News Letter No.5. January, 1999.

Belfast: Provincial Priory of East Ulster, 1999. (48) pp. 24 x 17.5 cm. Fifteen illustrations, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. Name on front cover, otherwise in good condition. Knights Templar. 10.00


1167. Sandbach, R.S.E: Priest and Freemason The Life of George Oliver.

Northhampton: The Aquarian Press 1988 192 pp. illustrated, very good, almost as new, in dustwrapper. Oliver was widely known as a writer on Masonic history and symbolism in the nineteenth century His serious attempts to tackle the compatibility of Freemasonry with Christianity brought him worldwide admiration as, "the sage and historian of Masonry". 12.00


13644. The Apprentice Boys of Derry Association: Crimson Banner No. 10.

Londonderry: The Apprentice Boys of Derry Association, 1999. 20 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Pictorial covers. Profusely illustrated. In very good condition. 10.00


2525. The Chapter of Research no 222 Ireland: Transactions 1978-1985.

Dublin: 1998. xvi+272pp. red boards, as new. 15.00


16970. The Donoughmore Lodge No. 458: The Donoughmore Lodge No. 458 I.C. 1919-1969 Golden Jubilee. The Freemason's Hall New Delhi Thursday 18th December 1969.

New Delhi: The Donoughmore Lodge No. 458, 1969 12 pp. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. History of the Lodge, and the previous history of the Warrant. Printed in green on cream paper. Card covers, printed in green with a narrow gold decorative border. Small thermographed crest on front cover. In very good condition. The Lodge was granted its Warrant by The Grand Lodge of Ireland, and was founded in Simla in India on the 27th of December 1919. 20.00


2536. The Lodge of Research No. 200 Ireland: Transactions 1949-1957.

Dublin: 1959. 150pp. paper covers, v.g. 10.00


2531. The Lodge of Research No. 200 Ireland: Transactions 1982-1984. Vol XVIII.

Dublin: 1985 223 pp. paper covers, v.g. 10.00


2529. The Lodge of Research No. 200 Ireland: Transactions 1985-1986. Vol XIX.

Dublin: 1987 201pp. paper covers, v.g. 10.00


2530. The Lodge of Research No. 200 Ireland: Transactions 1987-1988. Volume XX.

Dublin: 1989. 241 pp. as new. 12.00


2532. The Lodge of Research No. 200 Ireland: Transactions 1989-1990. Vol XXI.

Dublin: 1991. 232 pp. as new. 12.00


2528. The Lodge of Research No. 200 Ireland: Transactions 1991-1993. Vol XXII.

Dublin: 1994 xii+242 pp. as new. 12.00


2527. The Lodge of Research No. 200 Ireland: Transactions 1994-1995. Vol XXIII.

Dublin: 2001. x+294pp. as new. 12.00


2526. The Lodge of Research No. 200 Ireland: Transactions 1996-1998. Vol XXIV.

Dublin: 2000. xii+227pp. as new. 12.00


7717. Tipton, C. L.: The Irish Hospitallers during the Great Schism.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy June1970. 25 by 18.5 cms Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume 69, Section C, no. 3. pp.33-43, blue wraps, in very good condition. Of Masonic interest. 20.00


13160. Upper Ards District L.O.L. No.11 Tercentenary Committee.: Tercentenary A Short History of Orangeism in No. 11 District 1690-1990.

Wade Publications 1990. no. 11 District covers the Ards Peninsula in County Down.48 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition. Now quite scarce. 25.00


2808. Waite, Arthur Edward.: A New Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and of Cognate Instituted Mysteries: their Rites, Literature and History.

London: Virtue &co. new and revised edition, n.d. c. early 1920's. In 2 volumes. Vol 1. xxxiv+458 pp.Vol II, 488 pp. illustrated, in original blue cloth boards. near fine. A major study full of fascinating information. 75.00

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