A Historical Survey of the Customs, Habits, & Present State of The Gypsies. JOHN HOYLAND.

A Historical Survey of the Customs, Habits, & Present State of The Gypsies.

Publisher: York: Printed for the Author and Sold by Wm. Alexander, 1816.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Edges rubbed; prelims foxed; very good copy.
Book ID: 21687

Description

8vo, 19th century green half calf, marbled cloth boards, gilt decorations and lettering.

Comments

¶ A study of the origins of the Gypsies, with particular focus on the Gypsies of Scotland and Great Britain and suggestions for their relief. Hoyland (1750-1831) is described in the first sentence of his entry in the DNB as a “writer on the Gipsies.” Armorial bookplate of Sidney Edward Bouverie Bouverie-Pusey on the front paste-down.

Price: $400.00

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