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1816 1st ed GYPSIES Survey of Customs Hoyland Romani

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1816 1st ed GYPSIES Survey of Customs Hoyland Romani Ethnography Gypsy Roma



John Hoyland was an 18th-century English Quaker known for his interest and subsequent study on Gypsies and Gypsy culture. He observed the destitute lifestyle and customs of the gypsies in Northampton, Bedford, and Hertford, but this work also includes reports on gypsies Scotland and Continental Europe. One interesting and notable section of this work includes a description of gypsy language and the differences in the English dialects.



Item number: #8878

Price: $499



HOYLAND, John



A historical survey of the customs, habits, et present state of the Gypsies: designed to develop the origin of this singular people, and to promote the amelioration of their condition



York [England]: Printed for the author, and sold by Wm. Alexander, 1816. First edition.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

viii, 265, [1]

References: Goldsmith 21379; Smith, Friends’ Books p.1009; Black Gypsy Bibliog, 2086.

Provenance: Bookplate

Free St. Stephen’s Congregation, Perth.

Library No. 1638

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Visible repair at front inner hinge

Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)



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