Publisher: New York: Printed by T. & J. Swords, for J. Fellows, 1794.
Edition: One of several American editions published in 1794, priority not established, but the Boston Thomas Hall edition is often given the first spot.
Bibliographical References: Evans 27460; ESTC W31698 records six locations (AAS, Boston Athenaeum, NYPL, LC, Penn, Yale); Gimbel, page 24.
Condition: Some moderate foxing and stains; top margin of the title-page repaired; gutter of two leaves repaired, with loss to a few words, but not the sense; a good, sound copy.
Book ID: 27362
Description12mo, modern brown quarter calf, marbled paper boards, black leather label, gilt rules and lettering. Without the half-title and terminal advertisements.
CommentsThe first part of Thomas Paine's famous polemic on religion.