No. 747. Being The Autobiography Of A Gipsy: Carew F W [Edited By]

No. 747. Being The Autobiography Of A Gipsy

Carew F W [Edited By]

Verlag: J W Arrowsmith, U.K., 1891
Zustand: Good Hardcover
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Undated but the British Library show it as 1891 and no reason to assume this is anything other than a first edition. Striking boards to 'give a general idea of the colouring of the convict uniform, with the shoulder-badge, broad-arrows on back and chest, and transverse bands of red on the blue stockings. The figure 6 denotes the term of imprisonment, the letters LD the date of the conviction, while 747 is the convict's number in the prison register'. With illustrated frontispiece. CONTENTS. Chapters I. No. 747. II. A Fair Start III. I Lose My Father And Start With My Mother For Devonshire IV. I Make The Acquaintance Of Some Of My Relations V. Fernleigh Combe VI. Under The Greenwood Tree VII. "'Tis My Delight Of A Likely Night" VIII. My Cousin Tenny Klism IX. Passon Mark X. A Cup Of Tea With My Granny Charlotte XI. Dies Carbone Notanda XII. The Library At Netherleigh Court And Its Occupants XIII. The Story Of A Blighted Career XIV. Life At The Parsonage XV. A Scramble With A Scratch Pack XVI. The Shingles Below Brent Head XVII. The Affray In Hawk's Wood XVIII. I Leave The Parsonage XIX. I Make The Acquaintance Of Mantis Lovell XX. Mr. John Shice, M.R.C.V.S. XXI. The L'estranges Of Netherleigh Court XXII. I Enter The Service Of Sir George L'estrange, And Accompany Mr. Geoffrey To Camford XXIII. Life At Camford Xxiy. Matrimony And Green Seas XXV. A Cruise Among The Windward Islands XXVI. A Chapter Of My Life Which May Well Be Skipped XXVII. Two Dreams And Their Consequences XXVIII. I Find Myself Once More In Westport XXIX. The Lovers' Walk . I Re-Enter Sir George's Service I. Life At Netherleigh Court II. The Baron Takes Me Into His Confidence III. A Fine Old County Skeleton IV. I Am Entrusted With An Important Commission V. Some Passages From The Life Of Mr. James Wood VI. I Find Out ' How The Land Lies ' VII. The Mission House In Nelson Street VIII. " Kooshto Bok ! " Book - in Near Very Good original light brown cloth boards with brown, blue and black lettering - light marking to the boards with light wear to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine, which is a little browned but still clear & distinct. Contents, replaced black endpapers, occasional mark to the odd page, light browning to the last couple of page edges and small tears to the long page edge of the last page, stitching at contents page a little strained but otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. An attractive copy of this interesting work on the life of a West Country Gipsy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Crime; Law & Criminal Studies. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000731. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000731

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Titel: No. 747. Being The Autobiography Of A Gipsy

Verlag: J W Arrowsmith, U.K.

Erscheinungsdatum: 1891

Einband: Hardcover


Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Jacket

Auflage: First Edition.


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