THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF BAMPFLYDE-MOORE CAREW, Commonly called the King of the Beggars. Being an impartial account of his Life, from his leaving Tiverton School, at the age of fifteen, and entering into a Society of Gypsies; wherein the motives of his conduct are related and explained: The great number of Characters and Shapes he has appeared in through Great-Britain, Ireland and several other Places of Europe: with is travels twice through great part of America:
Derby. Henry Mozley. No date [circa 1820]. containing a particular account of the Origin, Government, Laws, and Customs, of the Gipsies, with the method of electing their King. And a dictionary of the Cant language used by mendicants. 159, [1 blank],  pages. Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece. Original printed paper-covered boards. 12mo. Lacks endpapers; cracked at front inner joint and holding on strings, though firm; head and heel of spine a little chipped; front board water-marked at outer edge; else a very good good copy. Quite scarce in the original printed boards.
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