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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
New York, N.Y. : Monacelli Press, 1994
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Paul Rocheleau; June Sprigg
|Notes:||"A David Larkin book."|
|Description:||272 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm|
|Responsibility:||Paul Rocheleau and June Sprigg ; edited and designed by David Larkin.|
"Paul Rocheleau has photographed Shaker places and things for more than twenty years. He brings his special sensitivity to Shaker Built, the first book on Shaker architecture in many years and the only book on the subject in full color. Together with writer and Shaker authority June Sprigg, Rocheleau has explored what remains of the Shakers' quietly magnificent "cities of peace, love, and union" to present a visually stunning portrait of Shaker meeting houses, dwellings, workshops, and barns. Sprigg's lyrical essays and informative captions combine with David Larkin's masterful design to produce a photographic book as elegantly simple as Shaker buildings themselves."--Jacket.