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A Diary of the Travels of John Tillery with his fellow sufferers thro' Syria and Egypt while prisoners with Gen. Bonaparte 1799.
Corvinus Press, [London]. 1938 - First edition. Royal octavo. pp [xii], 94, [4]. Buckram-backed patterned boards, top edge gilt. One of 40 copies printed on Silverflake paper. Pages unopened.Presentation copy from the publisher, inscribed at the front: ''for H.E. Bates whom I have tried in vain to see for some weeks, but everything has as yet prevented it - from Carlow''. The meeting must have taken place shortly hereafter, as Carlow published Bates's story ''I Am Not Myself'' in 1939 (in an edition of 35 copies).Fine in the original glassine dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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