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Title:
Autobiography of Mary Antoinette Doolittle, Containing a Brief History of Early Life Prior to Becoming a Member of the Shaker Community, Also, an Outline of Life and Experience among the Shakers
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 010376

Author: Doolittle, Mary Antoinette
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Publisher: Published by the Author
Place: Mt. Lebanon, New York
Year: 1880
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: 16mo
Book Type: n/a
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Size: 16mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Green wraps, forty-eight pages. Wraps soiled from handling, wear along spine, chipped at base of spine with small piece of paper missing chipped at head of spine, corners very lightly bumped, interior pages lightly toned small ink spot on fore edge of text block, couple of smudges of soil in blank margins. “The first edition of this little work was only designed as a brief narrative of the author’s recollections of early childhood days, and incidents connected there with, anterior to entering the Shaker Society. It has been suggested, through the public press, and by numerous correspondents, that the work be extended, giving the writer’s experience after entering the Community. I have added a few pages to the tract, and aimed to give a brief outline of the interior workings of the Shaker Order, how we spend our time, and of our social relations and spiritual enjoyments.” Quantity Available: 0. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 0 oz. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Books; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010376.