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SCHOLARS AND GYPSIES AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Walter Starkie.
Stock no. 2132472
Published by University of California Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with black title label to spine, gilt title. Small vignette to front cover. American edition. A few marks to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn with loss to bottom edge of rear panel; top of spine and smaller loss to corners.

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DREAMS OF THE ROAD: GYPSY LIFE IN THE WEST COUNTRY
Written by Martin Levinson; Avril Silk.
Stock no. 1818742
Published by Birlinn Limited. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Celebrating the rich culture of travelling Gypsies in south-west England, collecting together memories, anecdotes, the fear and the hopes of Gypsies living in the South-West of England. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781841585055. Light scuffing to covers.

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ROMANI CULTURE AND GYPSY IDENTITY
Written by Thomas Acton; Gary Mundy.
Stock no. 1818323
Published by University Of Hertfordshire. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

Companion volume to Gypsy Politics and Traveller Identity. Genuinely comparative scholarly accounts of Gypsy culture, art and music together with contemporary accounts of the changes in education and health. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0900458763. Front cover a little creased.

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THE DESTINY OF EUROPE'S GYPSIES
Written by Donald Kenrick; Grattan Puxon.
Stock no. 2121387
Published by Sussex University Press. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The changing relationships between gypsy and gago (non-gypsy) in Europe. ISBN: 043582192X. Bookplate to front endpaper, with some tape/glue marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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A TIME TO LOOK BACK APPLEBY FAIR OVER THE LAST 50 YEARS
Written by Barrie Law.
Stock no. 1608163
Published by Barrie Law. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. Subscribers Edition. A special edition of 26 hardback volumes with additional photographs. Sepia photos. Book states that 26 numbered copies were produced, but this copy does not appear to be numbered inside.

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ROMANY FREE
Written by Robert Vavra. Illustrated by Fleur Cowles.
Stock no. 1809606
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A beautiful allegory of freedom featuring portraits of a wild gipsy boy. Large oblong format, green boards, gilt title to spine. Vibrant colour illustrations. ISBN: 0002167255. A fine copy in a pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly edge-creased.

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THE GIPSY CHILDREN
Written by Christine Pullein-Thompson. Illustrated by Janet Duchesne.
Stock no. 1402424
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1962. Slightly better than good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of Ana and Georgie, gipsy children and their adventures after they crept away from their family one moonlit night on an errand of mercy. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. A Reindeer book. 112 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Board edges a little browned. Front endpaper creased. Library stamp to rear endpaper. Some hinges are cracked. A few small tears to bottom of pages. Foxing and some grubby marks to cntents. Pictorial wrapper is edge worn and chipped. Spine is faded. A little browning to edges and verso. A couple of grubby marks.

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