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PAINE, Thomas. Letter Addressed to the Addressers, on the Late Proclamation.
London : 1792Early edition, one of a few published in 1792; Howes places an alternative edition of 40 pages to be the true first. Paine's letter is a defence of his Rights of Man, published the previous year, and then under sustained attack from the British establishment - Paine is here responding to the royal proclamation of 21 May 1791 against seditious acts,... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 138768
PAINE, Thomas. Rights of Man:
London : 1791Fifth edition of Paine's famous response to Burke's Reflections, handsomely bound. Rights of Man was first printed by Joseph Johnson in early 1791, but publishing of it was soon taken over by J. S. Jordan (who republished it with some amendments), apparently because Johnson feared prosecution. The work alarmed the Pitt government and led to repressive... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 127289