Lot 187 of 435:
Writings of Thomas Paine Albany New York 1792  

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Title:
The Writings of Thomas Paine, Secretary for Foreign Affairs to the Congress of the United States of America, in the Late War.
Author:
Paine, Thomas
Place:
Albany
Publisher:
Charles R. & George Webster
Date:
[1792]
Description:

xii, 124, 60, [2 blank], 186, 41, [1], (iii)-70, [2 blank], 24 pp. (8vo) 19.5x11.5 cm (7¾x4½") period tree calf, red morocco label.

Nine of Paine's writings gathered, each pagination with a separate title page (the final four titles listed with a common title page). One of at least four issues with variant title pages for this work, this apparently the first, without the addition of "Rights of Man, Part the Second."

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Condition:
Binding a bit bowed, lightly worn, foxing and staining within; very good.
 
Item number:
290505
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