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.
Printed and sold by W. and T. Bradford.,
M,DCC,LXXVI.  (Price one British shilling.)
|Edition:||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]|
|Series:||Early American imprints.
no. 43121. |
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. > Meeting for Sufferings. > Ancient testimony and principles of the people called Quakers, renewed, with respect to the King and government.
|Online Access:||Evans Digital Edition|
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|Item Description:||Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography.|
Parentheses substituted 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.
Error in paging: p. 78 misnumbered 69.
|Physical Description:||99,  p. ; 19 cm. (8vo)|
|Access:||Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.|
|Place of Publication:||United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.|