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Oneida and Wallingford Utopian Communities:

THE CIRCULAR. PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY THE ONEIDA AND WALLINGFORD COMMUNITIES. NEW SERIES.

[Wallingford?: 1865?] 22 issues plus duplicates. Volume II, Nos. 15-19, 22, 25, 27-41. Each number Folio, caption-title [as issued], 8pp, untrimmed, printed in three columns per page. Light tanning. Scattered foxing and light wear. Occasional small tears. Good to Good+. "A publication of the utopian Oneida and Wallingford communities, edited by J.H. Noyes." Lomazow. His successors, including George Noyes, continue his work in these issues. John Noyes, with his genius "for organization and his dominating personality made Oneida Community the most successful of all American Utopias" [DAB]. "The Oneida Circular was the chief organ of the perfectionist communities founded by J.H. Noyes. In it Noyes expounded his doctrines of spiritualism, communism, and free love; though uneven in its editing, it was often well written and interesting." Mott. The Circular also discusses 'Community Gossip,' the organization and tenets of the Community, religious doctrines, and other subjects. FIRST EDITION. Lomazow 568. II Mott 207. Not in OCLC, Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 18857

Price: $250.00

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