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, with some miscellaneous Reflections. 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. N. B. The new addition here given increases the work upwards of one-third

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Paine, Thomas
Format: eBook
Published: [London] Philadelphia, printed; London, re-printed, for J. Almon, opposite Burlington-House in Piccadilly 1776, 1776
Edition:[The fourth edition, corrected]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Adams, 76-107. - Adams, 76-108. - Anonymous. By Thomas Paine. - At the foot of the first page of the introduction the last letter of "fire" has dropped below the direction line. Gimbel identifies four variants. - Edition statement from half-title: 'Common sense, and Plain truth. The fourth edition, corrected.' - 'Plain truth: addressed to the inhabitants of America. .. Second edition' has separate titlepage, pagination and register, and is by James Chalmers. - English Short Title Catalog, T141595. - Gimbel, R. Thomas Paine, CS 34-39. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([6],54;[4],47,[1]p) 8°