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Calcott, Wellins (b. circa 1726) A Candid Disquisition of the Principles and Practices of the Most Antient and Honourable Society of Fr

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1173
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Calcott, Wellins (b. circa 1726) A Candid Disquisition of the Principles and Practices of the Most Antient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons. Boston: William M'Alpine, 1772. First American edition, octavo, ex libris Samuel Shaw, Bombardier, and member of the Island of Guernsey Lodge No. 222, contemporary leather, boards detached, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.
[Together with]: William Laurence Brown's (1755-1830) An Essay on the Natural Equality of Men, Philadelphia: for Ormrod, by Woodward, 1793, first American edition, 12mo, contemporary leather, worn; [and] John MacGowan's Life of Joseph, Williamsbrugh: Ephraim Whitman, 1818, 12mo, contemporary scabbard, half leather. (3)
Estimate $250-350


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Samuel Shaw, William M'Alpine, Ephraim Whitman, William Laurence Brown, Philadelphia, Guernsey, John Macgowan, Ormrod

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