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OLDMIXON, John (1673--1742)
[History of addresses. Part 2]
The history of addresses. With remarks serious and comical. In which a particular regard is had to all such as have been presented since the impeachment of Dr. Sacheverell. Part II. By the author of the first.
London: printed for J. Baker, 1711.
iv, 358, [10] p. ; 18.2 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. Attributed to John Oldmixon; sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe or Jonathan Swift. The first part, 'By One very nearly a Kin to the Author of the Tale of a Tub', was publised in 1709 (q.v.). Page 109 misnumbered 1 (possibly failure to print?). With an index. ESTC t61257; Teerink-Scouten, 1002a.

Copy Notes With copies of Dick and Tom: a dialogue, 1710, attributed to William Stephens (q.v.) and The modern addresses vindicated, 1710, spuriously attributed to Defoe (q.v.) tipped in at the end. Bookseller's (?) annotation in pencil on front pastedown Dick and Tom a Dialogue. Part of a uniformly bound 48-volume set of works by or attributed to Defoe which on the evidence of endleaves variously watermarked '1814', '1808', etc. was presumably assembled around 1810--15.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-tooled spine direct-lettered in gilt 'Defoe's Works' and 'History Of Addresses Vol. II.'.

Reference Number 841


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