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The Wind On the Heath - A Gypsy Anthology (Romany History Series) (Romany History Series) [Hardcover]

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This magnificent Gypsy anthology was first published in London 1930. It contains over 300 items of prose and verse gleaned from classical literature, folklore, history and true Gypsy life. It has long been considered unique in its field and is very hard to find in its first edition.

READ COUNTRY BOOKS has now re-published this scarce book incorporating the original text and illustrations.

The book's 380 pages are divided into 12 sections designed to bring to light the chief facets of Gypsy life. They have been chosen for their historical and archaeological interest, as well as illustrations of the real Gypsy way of life, and yet the same wind blows over all on this Gypsy heath. :- The Dark Race. -- The Roaming Life. -- Field and Sky. -- Gypsies and Gentiles. -- The Romany Chye. -- Gypsy Children. -- Sturt and Strife. -- Black Arts. -- A Gypsy Bestiary. -- Egipte Speche. -- Scholar Gypsies. -- Envoy. Also included is a glossary of Romani words.

This important book can be thoroughly recommended for inclusion in the library of all with an interest in Gypsy ways.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   388
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.58" Width: 5.67" Height: 1.18"
Weight:   1.37 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2005
Publisher   Read Country Books
ISBN  1905124821  
ISBN13  9781905124824  

Availability  78 units.
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