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OLDMIXON, John (1673--1742)
[A detection of the sophistry and falsities of the pamphlet. Part 2]
A detection of the sophistry and falsities of the pamphlet, entitul'd, The secret history of the White Staff. Containing a further enquiry into the Staff's conduct during the late management, particularly with respect to the Pretender, and the correspondence the faction held with the court of Bar-le-Duc. Part II.
London: printed for J. Roberts, 1714.
[2], 35 [i.e. 33], [1] p. ; 17.9 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. By John Oldmixon. The secret history of the White Staff, 1714, is by Daniel Defoe. See P.N. Furbank and W.R. Owens, A critical bibliography of Daniel Defoe (London 1998), pp. 148-9. Page 33 misnumbered 35. ESTC t31738.

Copy Notes Bound with thirteen further short publications on the same and other subjects including Defoe's The secret history of the White-Staff (q.v.). 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 'Hist. Of The White Staff Mitre & Purse'.

Reference Number 804


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