THE ROMANY RYE.

By: Borrow, George. Introduction by Brian Rhys.

Price: $17.50 USD

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Book Condition: Good+


498 pp + publisher's catalogue, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece. A semi-fictionalized account of the author's travels on the open roads of early-19th century Britain and the colourful characters who lived the vagabond life at that time - a sequel to "Lavengro". Previous owner's name, place and date (1930) in ink on rear of frontispiece; small newspaper clipping of a poem tipped-in on the front free endpaper; minor to light edge/corner wear; small light curl to top corner of pages; soft crease down half-title page; light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block; very light browning to pages; large soft diagonal crease on pages 191 to 208; 1/2" foxing mark in margin of pages 234 to 238; seven words underlined in blue ink and a red pencil scribble with an 1/2" indentation on page 238 - indentation migrates into the adjacent illustration page and several preceding pages. Slipcase has light edge fading, light edge wear.

Title: THE ROMANY RYE.

Author Name: Borrow, George. Introduction by Brian Rhys.

Illustrator: A.E. Jackson.

Categories: British History, History and Travel, Literature, Collins' Clear-Type (Cleartype),

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press:

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 30032

Keywords: George Borrow, british Authors, 19th Century, British Novelists, Lavengro, Gypsies, Sequels, Gypsy Life, Gypsy Legends, Romany, Gypsy Gentleman, Victorian Britain, Travel, Open Road, Social History, Character Studies, Travel, Biography, Collins Clear-Type, Life on the Road, Autobiography.,