Common sense

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. [Two lines from Thomson]

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Published by Printed and sold by W. and T. Bradford. in Philadelphia .
Written in English.

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Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography.

Parentheses subsitituted for square brackets enclosing "Price one British shilling."

In line 15 of title, the word "Added" is capitalized. In another state, the word "added" is not capitalized. Several other minor differences between the two states are recorded in: Gimbel, Richard. Thomas Paine: a bibliographical check list of Common sense, entries CS-14 and CS-15. Gimbel suggests that this edition may have been printed in Dublin, or perhaps London.

Signatures: A-M⁴ N² (N2 verso blank)

Error in paging: p. 78 misnumbered 69.

Bristol B4310.

Shipton & Mooney 43121.

Adams, T.R. Amer pamphlets, 222g.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 43121)

Early American imprints -- no. 43121.

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