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    James Cheetham. The Life of Thomas Paine, Author of Common Sense, The Crisis, Rights of Man, &c. &c. &c.. New York: Printed by Southwick and Pelsue, 1809. First edition. Small quarto. 347 pages. Full calf with gilt lettered leather title label on spine. Re-cased. Binding rubbed and scuffed with surface leather losses. Book label of "C.H. Bryan" on front pastedown. Previous owner's name and numbers in pencil on front endpapers. Front free endpaper and following blank coming loose. Previous owner's name in ink on title page. Pages with foxing. Occasional minor soiling or dampstains. A very good reading copy.
    Howes C336.

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