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KS, KROLY: - [TRANSYLVANIAN ART NOUVEAU]. Atila Kilrl (Tale of Attila). Budapest, Magyar Iparmvszet, 1909.

Small folio. (23.2 x 30.4 cm). Pp. Pp. (24). With illustrated title, seven full page illustrations, and one smaller. Unbound. First edition, published as a supplement to "Magyar Iparmvszet" (vol. 12). An epic poem about Attila the Hun, the dreadful ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in 453. It is believed that the Huns are the ancestors of the Hungarians and the Transylvanian Szkelys. The charming and expressive illustrations are drawn in Ks' unique Art Nouveau style. Kroly Ks (1883-1977) was a Hungarian architect but also a writer, politician, artist, etc. and is famous for his unique Transylvanian Art Nouveau style influenced by the Vienna Session and Art Nouveau. This is his first book.
EUR 1000.00 [Appr.: US$ 1174.53 | £UK 898.75 | JP 132234] Book number 120553

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