Gypsies: Their Life, Lore and Legends

By: Bercovici, Konrad

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Reprint of the 1928 Cosmopolitan Book Corporation edition, published as 'The Story of the Gypsies.' "Konrad Bercovici has written a sympathetic, thorough, and fascinating account of an extra-ordinary people. Long an admirer of the Gypsies, he was determined to penetrate their mysteries. He listened to their legends, traced their history, and here presents all that he knows and could learn from others about their origins, customs and lives down through the centuries and throughout the world." Chapters include: The Missing Words; The Origin of the Gypsies; The Macedonian Gypsy; The Gypsies in Roumania; The Gypsies in Hungary; The Gypsies in France; The Gypsies in Spain; The Gypsies in Germany; The Russian Gypsy; The English Gypsy; The American Gypsy; The Nordic Gypsies and Other Strays; and The Tent in the Wind. Dust jacket worn on bottom front edge, with small edge tears and creasing on front flyleaf. Looks nice within new clear Brodart sleeve.

Title: Gypsies: Their Life, Lore and Legends

Author Name: Bercovici, Konrad

Illustrator: Charlotte Lederer

Categories: History - General,

Edition: 1st Thus

Publisher: New York, Greenwich House: 1983

ISBN Number: 051741290X

ISBN Number 13: 9780517412909

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: DJ VG-

Size: Octavo

Seller ID: 01056222