ORIGIN AND LANGUAGE OF GYPSIES, WITH MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH OF QUEEN ESTHER FAA-BLYTH, 1882
LUCAS, Joseph. The Yetholm History of the Gypsies. Kelso: J. & J.H. Rutherfurd, 1882. Octavo, original green cloth. $400.
First edition, with an original mounted albumen photograph of Esther faa-Blyth, Queen of the Gypsies.
An inquiry into the origins of Gypsies, with chapters on linguistic comparisons and historical events. Early owner signature.
Marginal pencil marks. A very good copy.