Escape from the Terror: The Journal of Madame de la Tour du Pin.

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Edited and translated by Felice Harcourt. A descendant of Irish and English Jacobites, Henrietta-Lucy Dillon was born in 1770 in France where her family had resided for 4 generations. This account of her fascinating life is not just about surviving the Reign of Terror. Her diaries also include other examples of her courage and intelligence. She was well-travelled and well-rounded, having spent time farming in the United States. A devoted wife, she lived with joy, sorrow, in wealth and poverty. Beautiful Folio edition with very clean slipcase. Illustrated with contemporary portraits and scenes. Hb, Sc. USED. $35.00