Lot 167

Francklyn (Gilbert)

A Candid Inquiry into the Nature of Government and the Right of Representation, lacking half title,  [ESTC T19882], J. Owen, 1792 (misprinted M,DCC,CXII) [bound with] Paine (Thomas) Rights of Man. Being an Answer to Mr. Burke’s Attack on the French Revolution, FIRST EDITION, second issue? lacking half title and ads at end, [and] Rights of Man. Part the Second. Combining Principles and Practice, lacking half- title, including appendix, Printed for J. S. Jordan, 1791-92, occasional spotting, ex libris of Henrich Percy and annotations on free endpaper (loose), contemporary half calf, rubbed and scuffed, upper board detached, 8vo.

*** The second title’s pagination matches the third edition (ESTC T143861) but here Paine is described in the title as “Author of the work entitled “Common Sense” and no mention of the edition appears.

Estimate: £700-£1,000