Catalog of the Emma B. King Library of the Shaker Museum.
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Published in Old Chatham, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Shakers -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

StatementCompiled under the direction of Robert F. W. Meader.
ContributionsMeader, Robert F. W.
LC ClassificationsZ7845.S5 E54
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5691396M
LC Control Number70021542

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