SHAKER HERBS: AN ESSAY BY CYNTHIA ELICE RUBIN WITH 19TH CENTURY SHAKER HERB LABELS.
SHAKER HERBS: AN ESSAY BY CYNTHIA ELICE RUBIN WITH 19TH CENTURY SHAKER HERB LABELS.

SHAKER HERBS: AN ESSAY BY CYNTHIA ELICE RUBIN WITH 19TH CENTURY SHAKER HERB LABELS.

(Miniature Books).
  • (Northampton, MA): Catawba Press, 1984.
  • oblong miniature book (7.2 x 6.2 cm)
  • paper-covered boards
  • 37, (3) pages

Price: $175.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 116443

Limited to 155 numbered copies (Bradbury, Catawba, 1). Surveys the origins of the Shaker religious community and their production and marketing of various medicinal herbs. Contains descriptions of those herbs and their supposed medicinal benefits. An excerpt from "Shaker Industries" in The Clarion (Fall 1979), reprinted with the permission of the Museum of American Folk Art. Labels tipped in frontispiece and in the text.