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Hoyland, John.

A HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE CUSTOMS, HABITS & PRESENT STATE OF THE GYPSIES;

Designed to Develope The Origin of the Singular People, and to Promote The Amelioration of their Condition. York ... Wm. Alexander 1816.
1st Ed. 265pp. + [ii]. publ. adverts. Light foxing, original paper backed boards, some wear to edges, joints cracked, lacking much of backstrip. John Hoyland (1750-1831) writer on the Gipsies. ODNB ’... in the counties of Northampton, Bedford, and Hertford that he ‘frequently had opportunity of observing the very destitute and abject condition of the Gipsy race’ whom he began to study in summer of 1814 .. [the above work] has still some value, though it is mainly based on Raper’s translation of Grellmann’s ‘Zigeuner.’’’
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