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A View at the Foundations; or First Causes of Character by Woodbury M. Fernald

A View at the Foundations; or First Causes of Character by Woodbury M. Fernald

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WM. V. Spencer
134 Washington Street

Philosophical treatise on the nature of the soul & what characteristics of the soul may be impacted before birth or inherited from one’s parents. Fernald was a Universalist minister before moving on to the Unitarian church & then finally the New Church, founded on the principles of Emanuel Swedenborg, theologian, scientist, & mystic. Plain cloth coverboards. Very good condition save for a water stain affecting the top corner- refer to photos!

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