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Lot 51: Shaker Reference Books


Collection of books by Edward Deming and Faith Andrews, from the library of Drs. Miriam and J.J.G. McCue, includes The People Called Shakers with a Christmas note inside from Edna Greenwood, also typed letter to Jerry from Goodspeed’s Bookshop dated December 21, 1954; Work and Worship: The Economic Order of the Shakers, inscribed “To Miriam, Faith Andrews Oct. 23, 1982”, and a letter from Faith to Jerry dated Dec. 29, 1974; Fruits of the Shaker Tree of Life, inscribed “To Jerry and Miriam with deep affection, Faith”, and a letter from Faith dated July 10, 1977; Religion in Wood: A Book of Shaker Furniture, with letter from Museum of Fine Arts, two pages of notes by Jerry, letter from Faith, receipt, Christmas card, newspaper article; Shaker Furniture, 1st Ed., inscribed “To Jerry and Miriam McCue, In appreciation of your interest and with our very best wishes — Edward D. Andrews, Faith Andrews, July, 1954”; Shaker Furniture: The Craftsmanship of an American Communal Sect, with note from Faith and Ted, Christmas 1963, two pamphlets, and handwritten letter from Faith dated Aug. 31, 1964.

Estimate: $600-1,200

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