Sammelband of Six Pamphlets. Thomas PAINE.

Sammelband of Six Pamphlets

Item #80183

PAINE, Thomas. Sammelband of Six Pamphlets, 1791-1794. Contemporary 3/4 calf and marbled boards, raised spine bands, spine elaborate gilt, red morocco spine label. Light wear to head of spine and corners, contents in early hand on verso of front free endpaper, else a very good copy. 1. Common Sense: Addressed to the Inhabitants of America, on the Following Interesting Subjects. A New Edition. With Several Additions in the Body of the Work. To which is Added an Appendix; together with an Address to the People Called Quakers. London: Printed and Sold by all the Booksellers, 1792. 58pp. HOWES P-17. Adams, American Controversy 76-107. Adams, American Independence 222. Reese, The Revolutionary Hundred 36. ESTC T11874, "A different setting of the titlepage to that with a colon after `subjects.'" Locates four copies. 2. The Address and Declaration Respecting the French Revolution and the Reduction of Taxes, Alluded to in the Appendix of The Rights of Man, Part Second . Together with a New Letter to Mr Secretary Dundas and Mr Adam, M.P. just Immediately . [Edinburgh]: 1792. 1st ed. 20;18pp. ESTC T169974, locates only the National Library of Scotland copy. Gimbel-Yale 71. "The National Library of Scotland, however, has a copy of number 11 of the [Historical Register, or Monthly Universal Intelligencer] (ABS. 4.87.9 (1-2)), with the original subtitle, which is clearly radical in its political sympathies. The copy is bound together with Paine's Letter to the Right Honourable Mr Secretary Dundas, which was given free with the periodical. The colophon indicates that the issue was printed for Cornelius Elliot and sold by H. D. Symonds, the London radical bookseller. issued with Historical Register, or Edinburgh Monthly Intelligencer." Bob Harris, The Scottish People and the French Revolution,p.80, note 32. 3. Two Letters to Lord Onslow, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Surrey. London: Ridgway, 1792. 1st ed. 8pp. Gimbel-Yale 72. 4. Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution. London: J.S. Jordan, 1791. 5th ed. x,[7]-171pp. ?-title. ESTC T5869. HOWES P-31. Includes a preface not in the first edition. Dedicated to George Washington. The Rights of Man caused a furor in England, and Paine was tried and convicted in absentia for seditious libel against the Crown. Since Paine was in Fran.

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