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

Escape from the Terror: The Journal of Madame de la Tour du Pin is a Folio Society hardback in a slipcase; the book is in fine condition, with gilt decorated purple boards and purple sprayed top edges, seemingly unread; the slipcase is in good condition, but with some slight bumping to the corners.


Madame de la Tour du Pin


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

The memoirs are a first-hand account of her life through the Ancien Régime, the French Revolution, and the Imperial court of Napoleon, ending in March 1815 with Napoleon’s return from exile on Elba. Her memoirs serve as unique testimony to much unchronicled history.

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About Madame De La Tour Du Pin

Henriette-Lucy, Marquise de La Tour-du-Pin-Gouvernet (1770 – 1853, Pisa) was a French aristocrat famous for her posthumously published memoirs.

Why buy Escape from the Terror: The Journal of Madame de la Tour du Pin from Daker Books?

Daker Books is an independent bookshop in the village of Kibworth, south Leicestershire, specialising in rare and collectable treasures, signed copies, pre-loved and beautiful editions. We have a large collection of Folio Society books too. We pride ourselves on our friendly, professional service and place customer relations and environmental sustainability at the heart of business.

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Madame de la Tour du Pin


Folio Society




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Hardback in slipcase