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 [ BAIL, FRANCIS WILLIAM ]:, [HUNGARIAN MANUSCRIPT] Hajnal Leânya. Hindu Rege. (Heifer of the Dawn. Hindu Legend). 20th century.
[ BAIL, FRANCIS WILLIAM ]:
[HUNGARIAN MANUSCRIPT] Hajnal Leânya. Hindu Rege. (Heifer of the Dawn. Hindu Legend). 20th century.
. Illustrated manuscript with text in Hungarian. Beautiful handwriting accompanied by lovely watercolour illustrations. Size: 15.7 x 18.8 cm. Pp. 61. Contemporary green cloth with painted colour illustration on upper cover, pretty floral end papers. Inscription dated 1958 on free front end paper. A fictional "Hindu" tale written by Francis William Bail, a British writer and an expert in Sanskrit literature. He wrote fantasy stories that he claimed were translated from ancient Sanskrit tales, but eventually it turned out that he had written the fairy tales himself.
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Book number: 121036
€  800.00 [Appr.: US$ 905.7 | £UK 680 | JP 102473]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, Hungarian, Hungary, illustrated, Hindu legend, Indian, India, asia, asien, asiatic, literature,

 BIZOZERI, D. SIMPLICIANO:, Ungria Restaurada compendiosa noticia, de dos tiempos: del Passado. Baxo el Jugo de la Tirania Othomana, del presente, Baxo el Dominio catholico de Leopoldo II. de Austria. Felices sucessos de us Armas Cesareas, en el Reyno de Croacia, y principado de Transylvania. Barcelona, Martin Gelabert, 1688.
BIZOZERI, D. SIMPLICIANO:
Ungria Restaurada compendiosa noticia, de dos tiempos: del Passado. Baxo el Jugo de la Tirania Othomana, del presente, Baxo el Dominio catholico de Leopoldo II. de Austria. Felices sucessos de us Armas Cesareas, en el Reyno de Croacia, y principado de Transylvania. Barcelona, Martin Gelabert, 1688.
. Pp. (vi), 280, (8). With 44 engraved plates, of which 7 are portraits and 37 city-views, some folding. Margins trimmed, first forty leaves with wormholes in outer margin, of which first five repaired, no text loss. Partly with some light water staining. Nicely rebound to period style full calf, gilt floral dentelles on covers, spine decorated and lettered in gilt (by B. Middleton).An important account of the campaign against the Ottomans by the Princes of the Holy Roman Empire under the Emperor Leopold I, and of the Imperial army in Croatia and Transylvania. First published in Italian (Milan 1685) without illustrations. Apponyi, Hungarica, 1342. Palau 30049, p. 231: "Obras mas estimada en el extranjero qu en Espana". Pallau calls for 38 plates only.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 26047
€  2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2264.25 | £UK 1699.75 | JP 256182]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, hungary, croatia, transylvania, travel, voyage, exploration, explore

 
BOLDÉNYI (BOLDENYI), J. (EDITOR):
Ungern i pittoreskt, historiskt, litteraert, artisktiskt och monumentalt haenseende. Stockholm 1852.
. 4to. Pp. 197; 132. With 33 plates (of which 8 are coloured costume plates). Contemporary half calf, gilt, rubbed. A Swedish translation of "Hongrie ancienne et moderne". Boldnyi is a pseudonym for Pl Szab. Not in Colas or Lipperheide.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 13129
€  160.00 [Appr.: US$ 181.14 | £UK 136 | JP 20495]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europa, europe, hungary, history, literature, hongrie, ungarn

 
BORN, INIGO (IGNAZ) DE:
Voyage minéralogique fait en Hongrie et en Transilvanie. Traduit de l'allemand, avec quelques notes, par M. Monnet, Inspecteur-Général des Mines de France, des Académies Royales des Scienes de Stockholm, de Turin, &c. &c. Paris 1780.
. 12mo. Pp. xvi, (iv), 406. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt with five raised bands and title-label. A description, in the form of letters, of mines and mountains in the Bannat of Temeswar, Transilvania and Hungary. The author, a famous mineralogist, was born in Transilvania. Poggendorff i,242.
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Book number: 26029
€  880.00 [Appr.: US$ 996.27 | £UK 748 | JP 112720]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, hungary, transilvania, hungarian, travel, exploration, explore, europe, european, mineral,

 
CAMPE, J.H.:
Nytt geografiskt bibliotek för ungdom, eller samling af intressanta resbeskrifningar,... IV. Örebro, Lindh, 1811.
. 12mo. (IV), 180 pp. Uncut copy in orig. wrs, worn. Contains Swedish versions of Thevenot's journey to Constantinople and Townson's journey to Hungary. Transl. by J.P. Whlin.
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Book number: 12119
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 249.07 | £UK 187 | JP 28180]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, asia, asie, asiatica, orient, east, asien, near east, middle east, arabic, arabes, geography, turkey, hungary, arabia, hongrie, gographie, moyen orient, turquie, nahe osten, islam, naher osten

 GYÖRFFY, ISTVçN [HUNGARIAN FOLKLORE]:, Magyar népi hmzések (Hungarian Folk Embroideries). I: A Cifraszür (The Ornamental Shepherd's Cloak) (all publ.). Budapest, Jszsef Kertész, 1930.
GYÖRFFY, ISTVçN [HUNGARIAN FOLKLORE]:
Magyar népi hmzések (Hungarian Folk Embroideries). I: A Cifraszür (The Ornamental Shepherd's Cloak) (all publ.). Budapest, Jszsef Kertész, 1930.
. Pp. 223. With 168 plates, of which 80 are b/w and 88 coloured plates pasted in, and two hundred illustrations in the text. The coloured plates have printed captions in Hungarian and German. Some browning to the paper. Some coloured plates (nos 29-36) are bound upside down. Half cloth on marbled paper boards which seems to be contemporary. Original printed front wrapper with pasted vignette bound in. First edition of this comprehensive monograph of the Hungarian szr, the traditional shepherd's mantle, decorated with the typical stylised floral ornamentation. Gyrffy worked for two decades on this work and collected more than one hundred coats during his travels. Now housed at the National Museum in Budapest. He studied extensively the historical material of the felt mantles, the technical tricks of the craft, and the method of sewing and ornamentation. Gyrrffy describes the different coat styles and types of flower decoration depending on the area, including Bihar county, Transylvania, the "Kunsg", the "Hajdsg", Debrecen, Upper Hungary and Transdanubia. Rare and interesting work of traditional Hungarian folk embroidery with strikingly colourful illustrations.
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Book number: 121134
€  850.00 [Appr.: US$ 962.31 | £UK 722.5 | JP 108877]
Catalogue: Design
Keywords: Design, hungarian, hungary, ungern, embroidery, textile, design, folklore, handicraft, folk costume,

 
HOLME, CHARLES:
Peasant Art in Austria and Hungary. London, etc, "the Studio", 1911.
. Pp. (x), 54. With more than 800 illustrations, of which some coloured. Contemporary half calf, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, lightly rubbed, beautiful marbled end papers, bookplate. First edition of this comprehensive work. It's illustrated with pictures of houses, furnitures, pottery, metal work, embroidery, lace, jewellery, dresses etc from the different regions within the countries. For example from Tyrol, Salzburg, Bohemia, Styria, Silesia, Moravia, Galicia, Dalmatia and Bosnia in Austria and Transylvania, Croatia and Slavonia in Hungary.
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Book number: 100669
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 226.42 | £UK 170 | JP 25618]
Catalogue: Design
Keywords: Design, hungary, hungarian, austria, austrian, sterrrike, ungern, europe, peasant, art, textiles,

 LENGYEL, MENYHÉRT (LEBOVICS, MELCHIOR):, Taifun (Typhoon). Budapest, A. Nyugat Kiadasa, 1909.
LENGYEL, MENYHÉRT (LEBOVICS, MELCHIOR):
Taifun (Typhoon). Budapest, A. Nyugat Kiadasa, 1909.
. Pp. 147. Title printed in red and black. Printed on Japanese style paper. Original brown stiff wrappers, upper cover lettered and decorated, corners chipped and extremities rubbed. Old ownership signature. The binding is designed by Elek Falus, renowned Hungarian graphic artist, famous for his book cover designs in art nouveau style.First rare edition of Lengyel's drama Typhoon which became a worldwide success with performances in Berlin, Paris and New York. Menyhrt Lengyel was born in 1880 in a small town Balmazjvros in Hungary. He started out as a journalist and became later a dramatist and film screenwriter. He moved to the United States for several years, became a screenwriter and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Writing with Ninotchka (1939). He also wrote the scripts for the cult film Blue Angel (with Marlene Dietrich) and the American comedy To Be or Not to Be (1942).
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Book number: 120331
€  900.00 [Appr.: US$ 1018.91 | £UK 765 | JP 115282]
Catalogue: Language
Keywords: Language, play, hungary, hungarian, literature, film, europe, european, screenwriting, drama, movie,

 LIPPICH, ELEK KORONGHI:, Koronghi Lippich, Elek Költeményei. 1880-1902. Kriesch Aladâr és Nagy Sândor Rajzaival. [Budapest], Pallas, 1903.
LIPPICH, ELEK KORONGHI:
Koronghi Lippich, Elek Költeményei. 1880-1902. Kriesch Aladâr és Nagy Sândor Rajzaival. [Budapest], Pallas, 1903.
. Small 4to. Size: 17.5 x 21 cm. Pp. 307, (1). With numerous illustrations and text printed within decorated borders in various colours. Publisher's pictorial burgundy cloth, upper cover and spine printed in gilt, lightly rubbed. Floral endpapers. Old ownership stamp. First edition of this early and scarce Hungarian Art Nouveau illustrated book of poems. Koronghi Lippich (1862-1924) was an early propagator of Art Nouveau as well as the Arts and Crafts movement in Hungary as the head of the Fine Arts Department at the Ministry of Education and Religion. The two illustrators of this work, Sndor Nagy and Aladr (Krsfi-) Kriesch, were the founders of the art colony at Gdll, the cradle of Hungarian Art Nouveau. Together with Lippich they shared the interest in the Transylvanian art, and used it to form the unique Hungarian style in modern art, of which this is a beautiful example.
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Book number: 120373
€  900.00 [Appr.: US$ 1018.91 | £UK 765 | JP 115282]
Catalogue: Design
Keywords: Design, hungary, ungern, hungarian, art nouveau, art, illustrations, poem, literature,

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