HEART OF EXILE. Patsy Adam-Smith.


Ireland, 1848, and the seven patriots banished; their adventures, loneliness and loves in three continents as they search for refuge. Pp. xiv+370(last blank), numerous illustrations, sources, index; tall cr. 4to; corners of boards a trifle rubbed; dust wrapper, faintly scuffed, edges lightly rubbed and split; a couple of spots of foxing; Nelson, Melbourne, 1986. First edition. *Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. The story of seven Irishmen deported to Van Diemen's Land in 1848, after leading a nationalist uprising during the great famine. Item #144712

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