The Gipsies' Advocate; or, Observations on the Origin, Character, Manners, and Habits of The English gipsies.; To which are added, many interesting anecdotes, on the success that has attended the plans of several benevolent individuals, who anxiously desire their conversion to God.

London: Sold by Lindsay and Co....[et al.], 1831. Second edition. Binding extremities rubbed, lacks front free endpaper, some light foxing.Still, a decent copy of an uncommon book. Contemporary cloth, crudely rebacked in a soft leather. Item #13448

The author (1774-1851) was a Wesleyan Methodist preacher and schoolmaster from the Southampton area of Hampshire. He took an active interest in the activities of the gypsies at New Forest, whom he often entertained at his home. He also sought to bring knowledge of the Gypsies to a wider audience.

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