Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1853. First Edition. Small octavo (18.5cm.); publisher's brown cloth, printed paper spine label; ,158pp. Ex-Library of the Union Theological Seminary with their usual internal markings, faint evidence of previously-removed spine label, extremities a bit worn with rather pronounced dents at bottom edge of both boards, else Good to Very Good, internally clean and sound.
The author's first book, published when he was just twenty-six years old, written in response to recent radical theories born of the Revolutions of 1848, among them socialism and the co-operative movement.