An Account of the People called Shakers: Their Faith, Doctrines, and Practice, Exemplified in the Life, Conversations

BROWN, Thomas

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Place Published: Troy
Publisher: Parker and Bliss
Date Published: 1812

Description: and Experience of the Author during the Time He belonged to the Society. To which is affixed a history of their rises and progress to the present day. 368pp. 12mo, contemporary calf. Troy: Parker and Bliss, 1812. First Edition

Comments: Lacks last four pages which are part of the appendix of lyrics of Shaker hymns. Spine heavily worn, front cover almost complete detached, calf worn and soiled, scattered foxing to pages, inner hinge cracked in front, inner hinge weak in back, lightly dampstained on top 1/3 of many pages, last two blank pages chipped and with later pencil notations. "Thomas Brown attended many Shaker meetings, confessed his sins to the elders, and made several long visits with the...New Lebanon Shakers, but because of disagreements over Shaker doctrine apparently he never became a convenant member in residence." Richmond 114. Shaw and Shoemaker 24592. Sabin 8567.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 241313


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