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Group of Shaker and Shaker-related Ephemera

Auction:
2608M
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$326$275

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 11, 2012 10:00AM

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Group of Shaker and Shaker-related Ephemera, nine copies of the monthly periodical Shaker Manifesto, seven 1882, one 1892, and one 1893; two copies of A Discourse of the Order and Propriety of Divine Inspiration and Revelation..., by William Leonard, published by the United Society, Harvard, [Massachusetts], 1853; Catalog of Medicinal Plants..., New Lebanon, New York, c. 1853, with make-do protective cover; a soft-cover booklet Fifteen Years in the Senior Order of Shakers: A Narration of Facts Concerning that Singular People, by Harvey Elkins, Dartmouth Press, Hanover, 1853; a cased booklet A Concise Statement of the Principles of the Only True Church..., an 1847 reprint, the original 1790, published at New Gloucester, Maine; The Community Industries of the Shakers, by Edward D. Andrews Ph.D., published by the University of the State of New York, Albany, 1933, with illustrations; a booklet Shakers: A Correspondence Between Mary F.C. of Mt. Holly City and a Shaker Sister, Sarah L. of Union Village, [Ohio], 1869; a booklet The Therapeutical Powers and Properties of Veratrum Viride, by Wesley C. Norwood, M.D., fourth edition, Albany, New York, 1858; a booklet A Brief Exposition of the Established Principles and Regulations of the United Society of Believers Called Shakers, New York, 1879; a catalog Products of Intelligence and Diligence: Shakers Church Family Mount Lebanon, Col. Co. New York, c. 1890; and three late 20th century reproduction booklets.
Estimate $300-500

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United Society, William Leonard, Massachusetts, Dartmouth Press, Only True Church, New Gloucester, Maine, Albany, The Community Industries, University of the State of New York, Edward D. Andrews, Ohio, Wesley C. Norwood, Lebanon, Church Family Mount, Colonel, Indian Shaker Church, New Lebanon, New York, Shakers

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