Gesunder Menschenverstand. An die Einwohner von America gerichtet. Thomas Paine.
Gesunder Menschenverstand. An die Einwohner von America gerichtet
Gesunder Menschenverstand. An die Einwohner von America gerichtet
Gesunder Menschenverstand. An die Einwohner von America gerichtet

Common Sense in German

Gesunder Menschenverstand. An die Einwohner von America gerichtet.

Copenhagen: C.G. Proft Sohn, 1794.

Earliest Danish printing. Second German Edition, but the first with this title of Paine's influential pamphlet Common Sense (1776), advocating America's independence from Great Britain. 140 pp. 12mo. Common Sense in German. Contemporary half Danish calf and marbled boards, gilt lettered morocco spine labels, red edges. Fine. Gimbel, Check List of Common Sense, CS 82. Item #313306

Second German Edition, but the first with this title of that most influential pamphlet, Common Sense (1776), advocating America's independence from Great Britain. A German translation was published in Philadelphia in 1776, under the title "Gesunde Vernunft" ("Healthy Reason").
Bound in a Sammelband with three additional Paine titles:
1. Sammlung verschiedener Schriften ueber Politik und Gesetzgebung. Copenhagen: C.G. Prost, Sohn and Comp., 1794. 188 pp. First German Edition, includes six pieces: Letter to the Abbe Raynal; Letter to the Earl of Shelburne; Thoughts on Peace; Letter to the Publishers of "The Republican"; Correspondence of Em Sieyes and Thomas Paine on the question, whether the republican form of government is superior to a monarchy;Letter of Thomas Paine to Mr. Dundas.
2. Sinken und Untergang des englischen Finanz-Systems. Hamburg and Leipzig: Mutzenbecher, 1796. xvi, 110, [2] pp.
3. Ueber die Regierungen. Paris, 1795. [But probably published in Luebeck by Friedrich Bohn.] 64 pp.

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