New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/8" X 5 1/2". xiii, 352pp. Lacking dust jacket. Cream cloth over boards, with spine backed in brown cloth and lettered in gilt and black. Moderate wear to binding, with bumping to edges and extremities, small spots of soiling to cloth, and faint sunning. Hinges tender; binding remains sound. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Very occasional underlining and notations to pages throughout. A solid first printing of the work of Albert Eustace Haydon (1880–1975), historian of religion and influential leader of the humanist movement, one of signers of the original Humanist Manifesto of 1933 and the 1956 Humanist of the Year, an award given by The American Humanist Association. Haydon was also served as minister at the First Unitarian Society of Madison, Wisconsin and head of the Department of Comparative Religion at the University of Chicago. Good. Item #5808