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Large, square octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, xv, 138 pp. Fine, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with slight wear along edges. This account of Shaker inspirational drawings, generously illustrated with twelve color plates and eighteen figures, deals with a significant area of Shaker culture never before studied in detail...All the extant Shaker inspirational drawings that could be located are listed here in an important check list compiled by Susan Terdiman. The listing is in alphabetical order according to the present location. A chronology outlining Shaker history frojm 1706 to 1867 and a biliography listing books and pamphlets giving a comprehensive account of the history and the religious doctrines of the Shakers are also included. Emphasis is placed on studies of their culture during periods of revival.
Title: Visions of the Hevenly Sphere: A Study in Shaker Religious Art.
Publisher: Charlottesville, VA: The University Press of Virginia, 1969. Published for The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. First Edition.:
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