Book Details + Condition: First edition from 1907 of MASTERY OF FATE. From the title page: "A genius is slumbering in the subconscious of every mind. This genius can be a awakened." Original dark red boards, with gilt on front. Measures 6.25" x 4.5". In very good condition: minor shelfwear; bumped corners; tight binding; interior is clean and free of writing. Please see below for more information on the author, Christian D. Larson.
Christian D. Larson was a New Thought leader and teacher, as well as a prolific author of metaphysical and New Thought books. He is credited by Horatio Dresser as being a founder in the New Thought movement. Many of Larson's books remain in print today, nearly 100 years after they were published, and his writings influenced notable New Thought authors and leaders, including Religious Science founder Ernest Holmes. Larson was honorary president of the International New Thought Alliance and lectured extensively during the 1920s and '30s. He developed the Optimist Creed in use by Optimist International, better know as the Optimist Clubs.