Albany: Printed by C. Van Benthuysen, 1848. Second edition. 8vo, original sheep, black leather spine label, gilt rules and lettering, vii, , 384 pages. Fragile sheep somewhat rubbed; some occasional light spots of foxing; a very good copy. Item #15519
An account meant to explain the views and practices of the Shakers to the world at large, with a section omitted from the 1823 first edition, and some improvements and revisions. Richmond 744; Sabin 258513 & 79722.