Article: 19870404017

Title: Aperture: THE SHAKERS

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THE SHAKERS

HANDS TO WORK, HEARTS TO GOD

By Amy Stechler Burns and Ken Burns Preface by Eldress Bertha Lindsay

Photographs by Ken Burns, Langdon Clay and Jerome Liebling, with historical Shaker photographs.

The most beautiful and radiant book available on the Shakers and the first to examine the true heritage and the extraordinary life and history of America’s oldest spiritual community. By the prize-winning authors of the acclaimed PBS film, richly illustrated by noted photographers and texts from a variety of commentators, from Thomas Jefferson to Eldress Bertha Lindsay of the Shakers.

128pp., 11 x 10, 45 black and white photographs, 104 color; Cloth $40.00; ISBN 0-89831-267-6

Aperture takes great pleasure in presenting the new, redesigned, MASTERS SERIES, devoted to the works of the world’s great photographers.

Remarkable in their exceptional quality and value, the elegant small volumes are available in paperback or hardcover at a wonderful low price. Texts and biographies by recognized critics and scholars like Mark Haworth-Booth, A.D. Coleman, Richard Pare, and Christopher Cox provide incisive and informative portraits of the photographers and perceptive commentaries on their works. Each book features elegant duotone reproductions and the entire MASTERS SERIES is produced with the same high standards of quality that all Aperture books are celebrated for.

Collect one, collect them all—THE MASTERS SERIES make wonderful gifts!

PAUL STRAND, HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON, MANUEL ALVAREZ BRAVO, ROGER FENTON, AND DOROTHEA LANGE, AND COMING SOON: EDWARD WESTON!

96pp., 8 X 8, 40 black and white photographs: cloth $14.95, paper $9.95

ORDERING INFORMATION Please write or telephone your order to Aperture, 20 East 23 Street, New York, N.Y. 10010/(212) 505-5555. Include your name, address, and daytime phone number. Send a check/money order, or indicate your Mastercard or Visa number (with expiration date) and the titles you would like to receive. Add $2.00 per title for shipping and handling. New York state residents should add sales tax. Standing orders for the entire set of THE MASTERS SERIES are accepted. If you would like to know more about Aperture’s publishing program, please write or call for a current catalog.