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New Britain. A narrative of a journey, By Mr. Ellis, to a country so called by its inhabitants, discovered in the vast plain of the Missouri, in North America, and inhabited by a people of British origin, who live under an equitable system of society, productive of peculiar independence and happiness. Also, some account of their constitution, laws, institutions, customs and philosophical opinions: together with a brief sketch of their history from the time of their departure from Great Britain. FIRST EDITION.
W. Simpkin & R. Marshall. 1820 Some occasional dusting. Contemp. half calf, gilt spine, black morocco label; spine darkened & with neat repair to hinges. Signature of Cornelius Evans, 1833, on titlepage.Sabine 22299. A fictional account of the utopian society of New Britain, discovered and recorded by Ellis and his companions as they travelled west across America. New Britain, free from the 'selfish principle of men in all societies' is a state founded on the application of reason. Without money, trade, or property, its inhabitants co-habit for the peace and prosperity of all.
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