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The Hancock Shakers

By: Andrews, Edward Deming

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shaker Community: 1961

Seller ID: 2106310

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 39 pp. A history of the Shaker settlement in Hancock, MA, from its founding to the time of publication. View more info

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Community Industries of the Shakers (The American Utopian Adventure: Sources for the Study of Communitarian Socialism in the United States, 1680-1880, Series One)

By: Andrews, Edward Deming

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Porcupine Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2109029

Condition: Near Fine


1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 322 pp. Explores the unique way Shakers shared responsibilities for public works. View more info

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Torches Together: The Story of the Bruderhof Communities

By: Arnold, Emmy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Plough Publishing House: 1971

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2108654

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Faint crease along top edge of rear jacket panel. 1971 Hard Cover. 231 pp. Twice in the last century -- the early 1920s (in Germany) and the late 60s (in America) -- hordes of young people defied the middle-class mores of their parents and sought fellowship with their peers in rural communes. Sadly, Nazism swallowed the German movement virtually whole -- and Wall Street, though in entirely different fashion, did the same to the American one. View more info

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The Revolutionary War and Issachar Bates

By: Bates, Issachar

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Shaker Museum Foundation: 1960

Seller ID: 2108383

Condition: Near Fine


Light sunning to spine. 1960 Stapled Binding. [16 pp.] 1960 reissue of 1833 original. An autobiography of one Shaker's role during the War for Independence. View more info

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The Youth's Guide in Zion and Holy Mother's Promises: Given by Inspiration at New Lebanon, N.Y., January 5, 1842

By: Blakeman, Elisha D'Alembert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United Society: 1963

Seller ID: 2106282

Condition: Near Fine


1963 reissue of 1842 original. 30 pp. A speech given by the Shakers at New Lebanon. View more info

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An Account of the People Called Shakers

By: Brown, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: AMS Press: 1972

Seller ID: 2111147

Condition: Near Fine


1972 Hard Cover. xii, 372 pp. An important early work on the Shakers first published in 1812. List of subscribers to the original edition precedes text. View more info

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Shaker Music: A Manifestation of American Folk Culture

By: Cook, Harold E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bucknell University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2111175

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Light rubbing to jacket.Very Good. 1971 Hard Cover. 312 pp. The first scholarly work published about Shaker music. Includes a social and historical background, commentary on development of text and tune, analysis of notation, theory, technical aspects, performance, and song types, with conclusions, collation of manuscript hymnals, appendix of printed hymnals, bibliography, index, and index of songs. View more info

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The American Shakers: From Neo-Christianity to Presocialism

By: Desroche, Henri; Savacool, John K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of Massachusetts Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2111170

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed & signed by translator on half-title page ('Greetings from Hancock Shaker Village. John K. Savacool, August, 1971'). Jacket spine lightly faded. 357 pp. A socio-theological study of the Shaker style of living. View more info

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History of the Shakers: Education and Recreation

By: Elam, Aida; Wall, Miriam

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Canterbury Shakers: 1963

Seller ID: 2106279

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1963 Stapled Binding. 20 pp. A history or Shaker life, with a special focus on the Canterbury Shakers. View more info

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Shakers: Compendium of the Origin, History, Principles, Rules and Regulations, Government, and Doctrines of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Coming

By: Evans, F.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burt Franklin: 1972

Seller ID: 2111158

Condition: Very Good


1972 Hard Cover. viii, 184 pp. An overview of Shaker lifestyle and belief, with biographies of Ann Lee and James Whittaker. View more info

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Mount Lebanon Shaker Collection

By: Flint, Charles L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Lebanon Shaker Village: 1987

Seller ID: 2108996

ISBN: 9998709490

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1987 Soft Cover. 137 pp. Numerous black-and-white photographs and descriptions of Shaker arts and crafts. View more info

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Religion and Sexuality: Three American Communal Experiments of the Nineteenth Century

By: Foster, Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2108954

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1981 Hard Cover. xi, 363 pp. Shows the details of sexual sublimation among the Shakers, the intricacies of 'complex marriage' and coitus reservatus among the Oneida Perfectionists, and the virtually unfathomable complexity of Joseph Smith's early ideas and trials at plural marriage in Nauvoo. Notes, bibliographical essay, and index follow text. View more info

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The Utopian Vision of Charles Fourier: Selected Texts on Work, Love, and Passionate Attraction.

By: Fourier, Charles; Beecher, Jonathan; Bienvenu, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2108716

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine faded. 1971 Hard Cover. xiv, 427 pp. Selected texts on work, love, and passionate attraction, by the utopian thinker. Bibliographical note, glossary, and index follow text. View more info

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A Day of Thanksgiving: July 4, 1783

By: Griffin, Frances

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Old Salem: 1966

Seller ID: 2108081

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1966 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15 pp. A history of the independence day celebrations in Salem, North Carolina, in 1783. View more info

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Church Street In Old Bethlehem

By: Hamilton, Kenneth G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Moravian Congregation: 1942

Seller ID: 2108083

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 36 pp. A historical pamphlet celebrating the bicentennial of the Moravian Congregation of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. View more info

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The Bethlehem Diary: Volume 1, 1742

By: Hamilton, Kenneth G.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Archives of the Moravian Church: 1971

Seller ID: 2108651

Condition: Very Good


Related insert laid in. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 251 pp. Covers the first years of the Moravian Church in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Glossary and index follow text. View more info

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Shaker Shirt Pattern (Ladies X-Large/Man's Large)

By: Hancock Shaker Village

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hancock Shaker Village: 1980

Seller ID: 2108713

Condition: Very Good


Unused. Light wear to container. 1980 Unbound. Includes everything needed to make a shirt in the Shaker style. View more info

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Old Shakertown and the Shakers

By: Hutton, Daniel M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harrodsburg Herald Press: 1982

Seller ID: 2108381

Condition: Very Good


1982 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. A history of the Shakers at the Pleasant Hill Colony in Kentucky. Eight pages of photographs follow text. View more info

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Hands to Work: Shaker Folk Art and Industries

By: Klamkin, Marian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2111178

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light fading to jacket spine, small tear to upper rear jacket. 1972 Hard Cover. 212 pp. A history of Shaker goods, highlighting the different modes of design and production favored by the Shakers. View more info

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Two Years Experience Among the Shakers

By: Lamson, David Rich

Price: $30.00

Publisher: AMS Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2111150

Condition: Near Fine


1971 Hard Cover. 212 pp. 1971 reissue of 1848 original. A history of the Shakers, as well as an account of the the two years the author spent living with them. View more info

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Visions of the Shakers in Kentucky

By: Lingo, Karen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Southern Living: 1982

Seller ID: 2108960

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1982 Soft Cover. An article reprinted from the August, 1982 issue of Southern Living magazine. View more info

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The Canterbury Shakers: An Excerpt From History of Canterbury

By: Lyford, James Otis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Village Press: 1974

Seller ID: 2106304

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1974 Stapled Binding. 16 pp. This booklet is an excerpt taken from the History of Canterbury (New Hampshipre) written in 1912 by James Otis Lyford. This article is being presented in commemoration of the bicentennial year 1774-1974, in loving memory of loyal, courageous souls who founded this society, and formed the cordial relationship with the townspeople. The desire of this publication is to keep the standard raised extending the hand of Christian fellowship to all within the radius of the Village. View more info

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Shakers of Ohio: Fugitive Papers Concerning the Shakers of Ohio, with Unpublished Manuscripts (The American Utopian Adventure: Series Two)

By: Maclean, John P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Porcupine Press: 1975

Seller ID: 2111148

Condition: Near Fine


Lacks jacket. 1975 Hard Cover. 415 pp. A history of the Shaker movement, with a special focus on the Ohio settlements, featuring transcriptions of previously unpublished manuscripts. View more info

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The Great House at Old Economy

By: Matter, Evelyn P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Old Economy Harmonie Associates: 1970

Seller ID: 2108069

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1970 Stapled Binding. 37, [3] pp. An architectural history of the George Rapp house and the Frederick Rapp house. View more info

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Catalogue of the Emma B. King Library of the Shaker Museum

By: Meader, Robert F.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shaker Museum Foundation: 1970

Seller ID: 2106324

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1970 Stapled Binding. 62 pp. An itemized list of the entire collection of the Emma B. King Library, including a number of facsimiles of early documents. View more info

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The Shaker Adventure

By: Melcher, Marguerite Fellows

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Case Western Reserve University: 1968

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2109031

Condition: Good


4th printing. Wrappers rubbed & toned. 1968 Trade Paperback. viii, 319 pp. This is the story of one of the most remarkable religious and social experiments ever attempted. Shakerism began in England in a spirit of revolt against religious,economic, and social ills. This book describes the Shaker experiment from its early painful beginnings through the period of its greatest flowering-between 1825 and 1860-to its eventual decline. Bibliography, list of Shaker societies, and index follow text. View more info

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Shaker Arts and Crafts

By: Memorial Art Gallery

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Memorial Art Gallery: 1971

Seller ID: 2108359

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1971 Stapled Binding. Photographs from an art exhibit on Shaker crafts, with an insightful introduction on the history of the Shakers. View more info

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Hancock Shaker Village: A Guidebook and History

By: Ott, John Harlow

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Shaker Community: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2106002

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Sticker on back cover. 1976 Trade Paperback. 143, [1] pp. A guide for visitors and historians alike, covering the history of the Shaker settlement in Massachusetts. View more info

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The Shaker Spiritual

By: Patterson, Daniel W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2108990

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny chip from front jacket edge. 1979 Large Hardcover. xix, 562 pp. A thorough historical commentary of hundreds of Shaker hymns and songs, with four chapters of introductory information, numerous songs divided into fourteen sections, extensive notes, an immense checklist of Shaker song manuscripts, and an index. View more info

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A Shaker's Answer to the Oft-Repeated Question 'What Would Become of the World If All Should Become Shakers?' Stereotyped Edition. (A Fac-simile Reprint)

By: Pelham, Richard W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Shaker Village Work Group:

Seller ID: 2108050

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 32 pp. Stapled binding. A facsimile of the 1874 treatise, which answers the question What would become of the world if all should become shakers? View more info