In the Footsteps of Borrow And Fitzgerald by Morley Adams c1900's

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  • Sold Date: May 04, 2012
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In The Footsteps of Borrow and Fitzgerald

by

Morley Adams

undated 1st thus c 1900's

A cycle tour of East Anglia around the turn of the last century, seeking places associated with the Gypsy linguist and the translator of the Rubaiyat

Book Description: Jarrold & Sons, Inc [nd, c.early 1900's], London:, 1900. hardcover. lge. crown 8vo 8"x 5. royal-blue cloth covers, no dj; blind-rule panel on front, title, author & pub stamped on spine; half title followed by photogravure portrait tipped on black-paper w/ orange rule, the 'only known photo' of George Borrow; title page printed in red w/ pub device in black; dedication page & single page preface; 4-page contents, then list of 'Illustrations', 29 b&w on coated paper, in text; photos of Edward Fitzgerald by Mr. F. Welton; this "East Anglian pilgrimage" is 262 pgs, including index; 4 pgs of ads at back; printed in Great Britain at Gresham Press.Pages having foxing and yellowed with age. A nice rare book