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Shaker Built: the Form and Function of Shaker Architecture

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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 the Shaker buildings themselves.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Monacelli Press
  • Publication Year: 1994
  • ISBN: 1885254032