Romany Remedies and Recipes.

By Gipsy Petulengo

Printed: 1935

Publisher: Methuen & Co. London

Edition: Fourth edition in 1935

Dimensions 13 × 19 × 1.5 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 13 x 19 x 1.5

Condition: Very good  (See explanation of ratings)

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Orange cloth binding with black title on the spine and front board.

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This antiquarian volume contains a collection of Romany remedies and ointments which constitute the culmination of knowledge passed on to the author by her mother, which had been handed down by her ancestors in turn, for centuries. This volume was written with a view to furnish information and recipes which would give relief or cure to many sufferers. Although old, the information contained herein is timeless, and will be of much utility to those with an interest in herbal and alternative healing. This volume would make for a wonderful addition to any bookshelf and is one not to be missed by the discerning collector. The chapters of this book include: ‘Remedies, Embrocation, and Liniments’; ‘Recipes; For the Kiddies’; ‘Dog Hints’; ‘Fishing, Poaching, and other Tricks and Recipes’, and ‘Fakes’. This volume is being republished now with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

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