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Shaker medicinal herbs : a compendium of history, lore, and uses

Author: Amy Bess Williams Miller; Hancock Shaker Village.
Publisher: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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This vibrant revision of a vintage treatise on medicinal herbs documents Shaker usage of 300 plants, shrubs, and trees. This edition features botanical drawings painted in 1880 by Sister Cora Helena Sarle, Shaker seed labels, catalogs, diary excerpts, and more. Published in association with Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Mass.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Bess Williams Miller; Hancock Shaker Village.
ISBN: 1580170404 9781580170406
OCLC Number: 38073384
Notes: "Published in association with Hancock Shaker Village."
Description: viii, 215 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: The history --
Watervliet, New York --
Home of the central ministry --
Groveland, New York --
The Hancock or second bishopric --
The Harvard or eastern bishopric --
The New Hampshire societies --
The Maine societies --
The western and souther societies --
The herbal compendium.
Responsibility: Amy Bess Miller.
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This vibrant revision of a vintage treatise on medicinal herbs documents Shaker usage of 300 plants, shrubs, and trees. This edition features botanical drawings painted in 1880 by Sister Cora Helena Sarle, Shaker seed labels, catalogs, diary excerpts, and more. Published in association with Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Mass.

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