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The Rise and Progress of the Serpent from the Garden of Eden, to the Present Day: with a Disclosure of Shakerism

Concord [NH]: for the author, 1847


Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA (bookplate); Maxim Karolik (1893-1963), by whom given to the MFA, April 11, 1957, for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings and Prints, 1800-1875.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875


Place of Publication

Concord, New Hampshire, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

J. P. MacLean, Bibliography of Shaker Literature, no. 18

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one engraving [lacking]


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books