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[GYPSIES]. LELAND, Charles G. (author).
The English Gipsies And Their Language. London; Trübner & Co.
[GYPSIES]. LELAND, Charles G. (author). The English Gipsies And Their Language. London; Trübner & Co. 1873. 8vo. Original royal blue cloth, panelled in blind to sides, with a small gilt roundel to upper cover, lettered and decorated in gilt to spine, edges untrimmed, matt brown endpapers; pp. [v], vi-xiii + [ii], [1]-259; a very good, sound, copy with small bruising to spine ends with minute wear and one small faint spot (10mm) to upper cover; internally generally very clean with some speckling to uncut edges and to a few leaves.First edition. An original collection of material "fresh from nature" and "taken from Gipsy mouths". A study of the Romany race in England by an author who aimed to avoid repeating the investigations of Mr. George Borrow, Simson, Hoyland or any other writer on this subject.#2080359
Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd. [United Kingdom]

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