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Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine / Agrarian Justice Opposed to Agrarian Law 1797 1st ed #306670
Philadelphia: R. Folwell for Benjamin Franklin Bache, 1797. Agrarian Justice, Opposed to Agrarian Law, and to Agrarian Monopoly. Being a Plan for Meliorating the Condition of Man, By Creating in Every Nation, a National Fund Thomas Paine. First Edition The foundational work proposing the Universal Basic Income, the precursor to the US Social Security program and the current proposals and experiments to guarantee people a basic stipend for living. iv, 5 - 32 pages. On the title page, Paine lays out the basics of his plan, an idea perhaps even more radical than the freedoms of his Common Sense (after all, democratic freedoms have been enacted around the world; economic justice has proven far more elusive): "To Pay every Person, when arrived at the Age of Twenty-One Years, the Sum of Fifteen Pounds Sterling, to enable Him [Thumbnails Below] Agrarian Justice, Opposed to Agrarian Law, and to Agrarian Monopoly. Being a Plan for Meliorating the Condition of Man, By Creating in Every Nation, a National Fund Author: Paine, Thomas Publication: Philadelphia: R. Folwell for Benjamin Franklin Bache, [1797] Edition: First Edition Condition: Early ownership signature removed, leaving only the date (July 1st 179_). Trimmed to 4-3/4 by 8 inches, removing the last digit of the manuscript date on the title page, probably a 7, but possibly a 9. Moderate foxing throughout. In modern blue-gray wrappers of a style typical of such pamphlets at the end of the 18th century. Description: The foundational work proposing the Universal Basic Income, the precursor to the US Social Security program and th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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