Common Sense by Thomas Paine

Featured Work Common Sense by Thomas Paine Sixth Edition, printed in the same year as the first edition. This is one of the earliest non-Philadelphia printings. Thomas Paine published “Common Sense” anonymously on January 10, 1776. In “Common...

Magna Carta

Featured Work Magna Carta Contains Magna Charta; Statues of the Realm; Register of Writs.  First Issued in 1215 as a result of an angry encounter, on the plains of Runnymeade, between an assembly of Barons and King John over the right of the King to obtain funds from...

The Federalist

Featured Work The Federalist First Edition. Only Volume II Present. The eighty-five essays, under the pseudonym “Publius”, were written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. They were designed as political propaganda, not as a treatise of...