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Group of Books on the Shakers

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


Group of Books on the Shakers, Shaker Furniture, by Edward and Faith Andrews (second printing); Chosen Land: The Sabbathday Lake Shakers, Photographs by Stephen Guion Williams; Recapturing Wisdom's Valley The Watervliet Shaker Heritage, 1775-1975, by Dorothy M. Filley; Shaker Adventure, by Marguerite Fellows Melcher; Shaker Woodenware Volume I, by June Sprigg and Jim Johnson; The Gift to be Simple, by Edward D. Andrews; Gleanings From Old Shaker Journals, compiled by Clara Endicott Sears, signed by the author; The Shaker Cook Book, by Caroline B. Piercy; The Earth Shall Blossom, by Galen Beale and Mary Rose Boswell; The Shakers and Their Homes, by Charles Edson Robinson; The Harvard Shakers, by Janet Streeter Fowke and James McMurtry Longo; The Community Industries of The Shakers, by Edward D. Andrews; Shaker Sonnets, by Benjamin Collins Woodbury, 1947; The Shakers A Brief Summary, by John S. Williams; The New York State Museum's Historical Survey and Collection of The New York Shakers, 1941, by Charles C. Adams, Ph.D.; and The Shaker Order of Christmas, 1969.
Estimate $200-300

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Charles C. Adams, Jim Johnson, John S. Williams, Marguerite Fellows Melcher, Mary Rose Boswell, Stephen Guion Williams, Charles Edson Robinson, Dorothy M. Filley, Benjamin Collins Woodbury, Caroline B. Piercy, James McMurtry Longo, Janet Streeter Fowke, Edward D. Andrews, June Sprigg, Galen Beale, Edward Andrews, Faith Andrews, Christian pacifism, Clara Endicott Sears, Communalism, Indian Shaker Church, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Shaker communities, Shaker furniture, Shakers, Simple Gifts, Simple living