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Lot 20: Collection of Shaker Reference Books


Estimate: $400 – $600
Sold: $649

The Shakers: Two Centuries of Spiritual Reflection, edited by Robley Edward Whitson, Paulist Press, New York, 1983; Horgan, Edward R., The Shaker Holy Land: A Community Portrait, The Harvard Common Press, Harvard, MA, 1982, (includes a clipping from The Boston Globe, Sept. 12, 1932 about the book); Neal, Julia, By Their Fruits: The Story of Shakerism in South Union, Kentucky, University of North Carolina Press, 1947; Piercy, Caroline B., The Valley of God’s Pleasure, Stratford House, New York, 1951, 1st Ed., (includes a newspaper clipping about the book); Neal, Julia, The Kentucky Shakers, University Press of Kentucky, 1982; Nordhoff, Charles, The Communistic Societies of the United States, Hillary House Publishers, Ltd., New York, 1960; Kitch, Sally L., Chaste Liberation: Celibacy and Female Cultural Status, University of Illinois Press, Chicago, 1989; Desroche, Henri, The American Shakers, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 1971; Hayden, Dolores, Seven American Utopias, The MIT Press, Cambridge, 1976, (includes sales receipt); Lossing, Benson J., An Early View of the Shakers, published for Hancock Shaker Village by University Press of New England, 1989; Melcher, Marguerite Fellows, The Shaker Adventure, Princeton University Press, 1941, (includes newspaper clipping of the author’s obituary); Webber, Everett, Escape to Utopia, Hastings House Publishers, New York, 1959, (includes a newspaper clipping from The Wall Street Journal, May 15, 1997 regarding Windsor chairs).

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Shaker reference books (12)