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Shaker furniture makers

by Jerry V. Grant

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Published by Published for Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Mass. by University Press of New England in Hanover .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Shaker cabinetmakers,
    • Cabinetmakers -- United States -- Biography,
    • Shaker furniture,
    • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJerry V. Grant and Douglas R. Allen.
      ContributionsAllen, Douglas R., Hancock Shaker Village.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK2407 .G68 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2187158M
      ISBN 100874514886
      LC Control Number89005263

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