Common Sense

Today in 1776 – Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense:

It’s hard to find first editions of this famous 47-page pamphlet urging independence of the colonies (only three in decent condition have been auctioned since 1945), but this one sold in 2013 for $545,000.

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