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A SAMMELBAND OF 10 PAMPHLETS including COMMON SENSE; A LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE ABBE RAYNAL; RIGHTS OF MAN; RIGHTS OF MAN, PART THE SECOND; LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE ADDRESSERS ON THE LATE PROCLAMATION; MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES; DISSERTATION ON FIRST PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT; THE AGE OF REASON, Parts I and II; THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ENGLISH SYSTEM OF FINANCE; LETTER TO GEORGE WASHINGTON; and AGRARIAN JUSTICE, OPPOSED TO AGRARIAN LAW AND TO AGRARIAN MONOPOLY
London: Various Publishers, 1792 - 1797. First and Early Editions. Hardcover. Contents relatively clean. Binding rubbed, mostly along the spine, with the top half of the front joint split but the cover still tight. Very Good and uncommon to find so many early Paine pamphlets together. Duodecimo (4-1/8" x 7-1/8") bound in slightly later half calf leather and marbled boards with calf corners and a gilt-lettered burgundy morocco spine label. Contains 1. COMMON SENSE; ADDRESSED TO THE INHABITANTS OF AMERICA, ON THE FOLLOWING INTERESTING SUBJECTS: I. OF THE ORIGIN AND DESIGN OF GOVERNMENT IN GENERAL, WITH CONCISE REMARKS ON THE ENGLISH CONSTITUTION. II. OF MONARCHY AND HEREDITARY SUCCESSION. III. THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT STATE OF AMERICAN AFFAIRS. IV. OF THE PRESENT ABILITY OF AMERICA. 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: H. D. Symonds 1793, 36 pages. 2. A LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE ABBE RAYNAL, ON THE AFFAIRS OF NORTH-AMERICA. IN WHICH THE MISTAKES IN THE ABBE'S ACCOUNT OF THE REVOLUTION OF AMERICA ARE CORRECTED AND CLEARED UP. London: J. Ridgway 1792 [incorrectly printed as 1712], 36 pages. A later printing of Paine's great work defending the American Revolution, with the printing date stated incorrectly and page 10 numbered '01.' Page 35, frequently printed as '3', is corrected here. 3. RIGHTS OF MAN: BEING AN ANSWER TO MR. BURKE'S ATTACK ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. Part I. London: H. D. Symonds 1792, 86 pages, page 86 mis-paginated "6". 4. RIGHTS OF MAN; PART THE SECOND COMBINING PRINCIPLE AND PRACTICE. London: J. S. Jordan 1792, Sixth Edition, 103 pages. 5. LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE ADDRESSERS ON THE LATE PROCLAMATION. London: H. D. Symonds and Thomas Clio Rickman 1792, 38, [1] pages. Possible First Edition. Howes P-28 includes only the 78-page printing of the same year by the same publishers, which he calls the Second Edition, but the First Edition he cites has not been seen. 5. MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES CONSISTING OF A LETTER TO THE MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE. A LETTER TO THE AUTHORS OF THE REPUBLICAN. A LETTER TO THE ABBE SYEYES. THOUGHTS ON THE PEACE, AND THE PROBABLE ADVANTAGES THEREOF. FIRST LETTER TO MR. SECRETARY DUNDAS. LETTER TO LORD ONSLOW. SECOND LETTER TO MR.DUNDAS. A LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF FRANCE, etc. London: J. Ridgway 1793, 36 pages. Second Edition. 6. DISSERTATION ON FIRST PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT. London: Printed for the Proprietors [1795], 24 pages. 7. THE AGE OF REASON. PART THE FIRST. BEING AN INVESTIGATION OF TRUE AND FABULOUS THEOLOGY withTHE AGE OF REASON. PART THE SECOND. BEING AN INVESTIGATION OF TRUE AND FABULOUS THEOLOGY. London: T. Williams 1796,107, [1] pages. In two parts, each with separate title page, but pagination is continuous. A fairly scarce imprint with only 4 copies listed on WorldCat. 8. THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ENGLISH SYSTEM OF FINANCE. London: Re-printed for T. Williams 1796, 24 pages. A later issue, after the first of the same year. 9. LETTER TO GEORGE WASHINGTON, ON THE SUBJECT OF THE LATE TREATY CONCLUDED BETWEEN GREAT-BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INCLUDING OTHER MATTERS. London: Reprinted for T. Williams 1797, [ii], 38 pages. 10. 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, TO PAY EVERY PERSON, WHEN ARRIVED AT THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE YEARS THE SUM OF FIFTEEN POUNDS STERLING, TO ENABLE HIM OR HER TO BEGIN THE WORLD, AND ALSO, TEN POUNDS STERLING PER ANNUM DURING LIFE TO EVERY PERSON NOW LIVING OF THE AGE OF FIFTY YEARS, AND TO ALL OTHERS WHEN THEY SHALL ARRIVE AT THAT AGE, TO ENABLE THEM TO LIVE IN OLD AGE WITHOUT WRETCHEDNESS, AND GO DECENTLY OUT OF THE WORLD. London: Re-printed for T. Williams 1797, 16 pages.
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