As Author of this book, I beg leave to observe that
all which is stated in it relative to the customs
or peculiarities of Gipsies was gathered directly
from Gipsies themselves; and that every...
Charles Godfrey Leland, flattered by the title "The Rye" ("Romany King," in reference to his work on gypsy languages) but known to the world as "Hans Breitmann," "spent much of his life in finding out...