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Hardcover in laminated illustrated boardsprevious owners bookplate but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp x, 86, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. The Gypsies arrived in Scotland in around 1500, having made the long tortuous journey from India. They were well received in Scotland, and their conduct was regulated by their own tribal leaders, who administered justice as was required.The author was born and raised in the village of Town Yetholm. He grew up in an environment rich in Gypsy folklore, among those with whom the Kirk Yetholm Gypsies lived, worked and socialized.