Common sense
Thomas Paine

Common sense

with the whole appendix : the address to the Quakers : also, the Large additions, and A dialogue between the ghost of General Montgomery, just arrived from the Elysian fields and an American delegate in a wood, near Philadelphia : on the grand subject of American independancy.

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Published by Printed, and Sold, by R. Bell, in Third-street in Philadelphia .
Written in English.

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Edition Notes

LC copy has inscription: "Charles Logan" on first added t.p.
Evans 14966
ESTC W32286
Sowerby, E.M. Cat. of the lib. of Thomas Jefferson, 3112, 3117
Half-title: Common sense; with the whole appendix, the address to the Quakers; also, the Large additions complete. (Price three shillings.)
"Common sense" attributed to Thomas Paine. The appendix and address to the Quakers are the work of Paine; the "Large additions" and the Dialogue are not. Cf. ESTC.
Formerly attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Cf. Sowerby.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-L⁴ chi1 [M]⁴ N-T⁴ U² pi2 ²A⁶.
"Common sense .. The third edition ..."--[4], 79, [1] p., with separate title page. Bookseller's advertisement, p. [80].
"Large additions to Common sense ..."--[3], 82-[148] p., with separate title page. Bookseller's advertisement, p. [88].
"A dialogue between the ghost of General Montgomery just arrived from the Elysian Fields; and an American delegate, in a wood near Philadelphia"--16 p., 2nd count. Pages [1-2] contain "Robert Bell, bookseller, to the public".
LC copy in bound collection of pamphlets with binder's title: Colonial pamphlets. Shelved under Sowerby no. 3112-3116.

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Colonial pamphlets., Colonial pamphlets.


Library of Congress
E187 .C72 vol. 15, no. 1

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[8], 79, [4], 82-147, [6], 6-16 p. ;
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