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Memoirs of the late war in Asia. With a narrative of the imprisonment and sufferings of our officers and soldiers: by an officer of Colonel Ballie's detachment.
London: printed for the author; and sold by J. Murray. 1788. "First edition, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. vii, [1], 512; [2], 304; 2 engraved folding plans; contemporary tree calf, smooth spines with gilt decorations and red and black morocco labels; upper joint starting on vol. I, extremities lightly rubbed; a very good set. Thomson (1746-1817) was an interesting man of various literary talents who wrote on many subjects, including biographies, voyages and travels, military treatises, and Biblical commentary; he made translations, continuations, wrote plays, and for ten years prepared the historical part of Dodsley's Annual Register. He did not serve in India, and compiled this account from other sources."
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