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
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Adams, 76-107c. - Anonymous. By Thomas Paine. - English Short Title Catalog, T5809. - Gimbel identifies four variants. - Gimbel, R. Thomas Paine, CS 24-27. - Half-title: 'Common sense and Plain truth'; advertisement for 'Plain truth' on verso, "state" in last line printed on extreme left. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - This issue has hiatuses on the first page of the Introduction, in some copies these have been filled in with pen and ink - 'Plain truth: adressed to the inhabitants of America' has separate titlepage, pagination and register, and is by James Chalmers
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([6],54;[4],47,[1]p) 8°