The Bible in Spain.
USA, Astounding Stories, 2015. 28cm. 211 pages. Original Softcover. Secondhand book in very good condition.
The Bible in Spain, subtitled “or the Journey, Adventures, and Imprisonment of an Englishman in an Attempt to Circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula” published in London in 1843 was a popular work of George Borrow (1803–1881). The book relates Borrow’s travels through Spain while working as a Bible salesman. The work relates numerous personal encounters Borrow had with Spaniards, during the Carlist Civil War, from the prime minister to beggars, including Gypsies.This was the first widely read book with accurate first-hand information on Gypsies. (Publishers information).