The Theological Works of Thomas Paine, Containing the Age of Reason, Parts First and Second
19cm x 12.5cm. viii, 248 pages, frontispiece portrait. Purple cloth, gilt lettering, all edges sprinkled red.
To Which are Added Various Other Works, and Many Miscellaneous and Poetical Pieces Never Before Collected Together. Complete in One Volume. Uniform With His Political Works. Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was a British born philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. He went to America with the assistance of Benjamin Franklin and wrote pamphlets that encouraged the American War of Independence, later moving to France where he was involved in the French Revolution. His later turn to Deism and publication of pamphlets critical of his former friends, including George Washington, left him with few allies at the time of his death. 4 pages of advertisements bound in at front.
Minor discolouration to cloth. Crown and tail of spine pushed. Binding a little shaken. Rear pastedown bubbled. Very minor tanning. Previous owner’s name. Good Condition.
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