Putney, VT: Published at the Office of the Spiritual Magazine, 1847. 504pp. Original publisher's cloth, rebacked. A complete text with spotting on many leaves. Good.
"Noyes, who founded the Oneida Community, the most successful of the nineteenth century American Utopian farms, here sets forth his ideas of Perfectionism, a personal philosophy upon which his community was based. The community practiced free love, birth control, eugenics and economic communism" [Streeter].
"One of the landmarks of Christian Socialist literature" [Swann Sale 1652-222].
VII Streeter Sale 4249. Item #39582