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The Resource An Apology for the life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew : commonly call'd the King of the beggars : being an impartial account of his life, from his leaving Tiverton School ... and entering into a society of gypsies, to the present time : wherein the motives of his conduct will be explain'd, and the great number of characters and shapes he has appeared in through Great Britain, Ireland and several other places of Europe be related : with his travels twice through great part of America : a particular account of the original, government, languages, laws and customs of the gypsies : their method of electing their king, &c. : and a parallel drawn after the manner of Plutarch, between Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew and Mr. Thomas Jones

An Apology for the life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew : commonly call'd the King of the beggars : being an impartial account of his life, from his leaving Tiverton School ... and entering into a society of gypsies, to the present time : wherein the motives of his conduct will be explain'd, and the great number of characters and shapes he has appeared in through Great Britain, Ireland and several other places of Europe be related : with his travels twice through great part of America : a particular account of the original, government, languages, laws and customs of the gypsies : their method of electing their king, &c. : and a parallel drawn after the manner of Plutarch, between Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew and Mr. Thomas Jones

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An Apology for the life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew : commonly call'd the King of the beggars : being an impartial account of his life, from his leaving Tiverton School ... and entering into a society of gypsies, to the present time : wherein the motives of his conduct will be explain'd, and the great number of characters and shapes he has appeared in through Great Britain, Ireland and several other places of Europe be related : with his travels twice through great part of America : a particular account of the original, government, languages, laws and customs of the gypsies : their method of electing their king, &c. : and a parallel drawn after the manner of Plutarch, between Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew and Mr. Thomas Jones
Title
An Apology for the life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew
Title remainder
commonly call'd the King of the beggars : being an impartial account of his life, from his leaving Tiverton School ... and entering into a society of gypsies, to the present time : wherein the motives of his conduct will be explain'd, and the great number of characters and shapes he has appeared in through Great Britain, Ireland and several other places of Europe be related : with his travels twice through great part of America : a particular account of the original, government, languages, laws and customs of the gypsies : their method of electing their king, &c. : and a parallel drawn after the manner of Plutarch, between Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew and Mr. Thomas Jones
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Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NDD
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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An Apology for the life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew : commonly call'd the King of the beggars : being an impartial account of his life, from his leaving Tiverton School ... and entering into a society of gypsies, to the present time : wherein the motives of his conduct will be explain'd, and the great number of characters and shapes he has appeared in through Great Britain, Ireland and several other places of Europe be related : with his travels twice through great part of America : a particular account of the original, government, languages, laws and customs of the gypsies : their method of electing their king, &c. : and a parallel drawn after the manner of Plutarch, between Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew and Mr. Thomas Jones
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  • Dedication "To the worshipful Justice Fielding" signed The historiographer to Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew, King of the beggars. Dedication "To the reader" dated Feb. the 10th, 1750 and signed Bampfylde-Moore Carew
  • Authorship also ascribed to Robert Goadby
  • Signatures: A-B6, chi4 (-chi1), A-S6, T-Y8/4, Z8, Aa-Dd4/8, Ee-Ff4 (leaves C2 and R2 signed B2 and R3)
  • Page iv, second sequence, misnumbered vi
  • Verso of title page, p. [viii] and the final page are blank
Dimensions
17 cm. (12mo)
Edition
The fourth edition
Extent
xxiv, iii-vii, [1], 343, [1] p.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10180974
  • ucoclc10180974
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An Apology for the life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew : commonly call'd the King of the beggars : being an impartial account of his life, from his leaving Tiverton School ... and entering into a society of gypsies, to the present time : wherein the motives of his conduct will be explain'd, and the great number of characters and shapes he has appeared in through Great Britain, Ireland and several other places of Europe be related : with his travels twice through great part of America : a particular account of the original, government, languages, laws and customs of the gypsies : their method of electing their king, &c. : and a parallel drawn after the manner of Plutarch, between Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew and Mr. Thomas Jones
Publication
Note
  • Dedication "To the worshipful Justice Fielding" signed The historiographer to Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew, King of the beggars. Dedication "To the reader" dated Feb. the 10th, 1750 and signed Bampfylde-Moore Carew
  • Authorship also ascribed to Robert Goadby
  • Signatures: A-B6, chi4 (-chi1), A-S6, T-Y8/4, Z8, Aa-Dd4/8, Ee-Ff4 (leaves C2 and R2 signed B2 and R3)
  • Page iv, second sequence, misnumbered vi
  • Verso of title page, p. [viii] and the final page are blank
Dimensions
17 cm. (12mo)
Edition
The fourth edition
Extent
xxiv, iii-vii, [1], 343, [1] p.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10180974
  • ucoclc10180974

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