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Five Books on the Shakers

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2898M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Five Books on the Shakers, The Rise and Progress of the Serpent from The Garden of Eden, by Mary M. Dyer, 1847; A Summary View of the Millennial Church or United Society of Believers, (Commonly called Shakers), Published by order of the Ministry, in union with the Church, Albany, New York, 1823; Gleanings From Old Shaker Journals, compiled by Clara Endicott Sears, 1916; Shakerism its Meaning and Message, by Anna White and Leila S. Taylor, North Family Shakers, Mount Lebanon, New York, 1905; and The Aletheia: Spirit of Truth, by Aurelia Mace, 1899.
Estimate $100-200


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Keywords

Leila S. Taylor, Aurelia Mace, Anna White, Albany, Christian pacifism, Clara Endicott Sears, Communalism, Indian Shaker Church, Shakers, Simple living

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