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Bouchain: in a Dialogue Between the Late Medley and Examiner
London: A. Baldwin, 1711. First edition. 43, [1] pp. 8vo. Modern buff wrappers, with manuscript title label. Textblock separated from covers. First edition. 43, [1] pp. 8vo. On the siege of Bouchain during the War of Spanish Succession, the last major victory of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Hare places the Whig Medley in dialogue with the Tory Examiner, whose editor for much of 1711 was Jonathan Swift. Mrs. Manley, who worked for Swift at this time when he was the chief political writer for the Earl of Oxford's ministry, replies here with a pamphlet satirizing Marlborough and protesting Hare's unfair ventriloquizing for Swift. [Bound with:] [MANLEY, Delarivier]. The D. of M-h's Vindication in Answer to a Pamphlet Lately Publish'd Call'd Bouchain ... 16 pp. London: John Morphew, 1711. First edition. ESTC T32029; Goldsmiths' 4955; Teerink 852. ESTC T29567; Goldsmiths' 4827; Teerink 1034A. Provenance: T.A. Hollick (pencil attribution, sold Sotheby's London 19-20 May 1980, part of lot 24)
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