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Memoirs of the Life of Thomas Paine With Observations on His Writings [and] an Appendix Containing Several Unpublished Pieces BOUND WITH Memoirs of the Late the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran
R. Carlisle (London); James Harper (London), 1819 Memoirs of the Life of Thomas Paine With Observations on His Writings ... [and] an Appendix Containing Several ... Unpublished Pieces BOUND WITH Memoirs of the Late the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran B00Q80DW1A hardcover, Life of Thomas Paine (R. Carlisle, 1819, VIII+232+xlviii pp) bound with (preceded by) Memoirs of John Philpot Curran (James Harper, 1817, XVI+315 pp), both First Editions, original early nineteenth century boards and spine with leather spine and leather corners, spine with bright gilt title "Lives of Curran & Paine" and designs in five compartments, rubbing to top, bottom of spine with some loss, rear cover firmly attached by two strands, with full crack with text block, front cover now llll detached, rubbing to edges and corners of both covers, 1" rubbing to front cover; pages clean and unmarked, fresh except for foxing on fewer than 20 pages, very tight and secure text block. With frontis portrait of Paine to Memoirs of Paine and Preface with critical discussion of the two Lives of Paine previously published and an Appendix containing several unpublished pieces by Paine, finally a List of Mr. Paine's Works (p. xliv-xlviii) along with a list of poems and mention of two volumes of an autobiography (Memoirs) that had not been published (and is presumably lost). .... Shipped in a secure box
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