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Hungarian Imprints

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Described on this page are copies of miniature books in the Smith Collection published by a press in a country other than the United States.

Hungarian Imprints

Gabor, Tottos. Hajdani szekszardi eszentendoben. Hungary, 1985. 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″.

Helikon, Magyar. Daphnisz es Khloe. Hungary, 1966. 379 pp. 2 1/16″ x 1 3/4″. Includes illustrations. Bound in light blue leather with a dark blue line drawing on the cover. In a box.

Janka, Gyula, Tagore, Rabindranath, Chitra. Laky Deszo Fordilasa. Egyetem, Nyomda, 1971. 94 pp., 2 3/8″ x 11/16″. 1 of 250 copies of the facsimile of the edition Budapest 1920. Light clue coth with inset of dark blue, gilt tooled borders and spine.

Kanyvkiado, Kossuth. Gorkij. Hungary, 1976.

Ibsen, Henrik. Peer Gynt. Hungary, 1982. 381pp. 2-3/8″ x 1-3/4″. Contains illustrations printed in black and yellow. Bound in orange leather with the title and author stamped in black on the front cover and spine. An illustration of a woman is stamped in brown on the front cover.

Szekszard. Folklore Sarkoz. Hungary, 1980. 2-5/16″ x 1-11/16″. Contains many illustrations in color. Bound in erd, white, and black handwoven cloth over boards. Enclosed inside a clear plastic dust jacket.

Majakovszkij. Teli Torokbol. Hungary, n.d. 145 pp. 1 9/16″ x 1 9/16″. Includes 145 illustrations. Red and black cover with gold title and star stamped on front cover.

Mihaly, Babits. Valogatott Versei. Hungary, 1976. 1 3/4″ x 2 3/8″. Leather-bound.

-Mihaly, Dr. Toth. Hizelkedok. (Book of Cats). in Hungarian. 2 5/8″ x 2 ½”. Hungarian text. 89 pages. Illustrated with 19 postage stamps of Paraguay (cats). Stamped brown leather. #1 of 49 numbered copies but at least one other edition was produced. The large color stamps of cats portraits was printed by Lith. National, Porto, Portugal. The Paraguay stamps were issued beginning in 1973. The copies in this book have been cancelled to order. They are not recognized by Scott, but are listed by Minkus. Introduction, one poem, four essays by four different writers.

Magyarok az Olimpiakon 1896-1972. Hungary: 1972. 2 1/16″ x 1 5/8″. Illustrations of Olympic crests. Bound in blue plastic with colored panel of the 1972 Olympic crest.

Ave Maria. Hungary, n.d. 5/8′ x 7/16″.

Zsigmondy Vilmos. Miscoic, 1981. Edition of 600 copies of which 150 copies bound in leather.

-Gyozo, Sikota. Szasz Endre. Hungary, n.d.

Not found as of November 7, 2006:

Russian Books 1919-1979. 2 vol. n.d. 180 and 154 pp., 2 5/16″ x 1 9/16″. One bound in red cloth with gold title and star in Russian, and the other bound in gold and white in Hungarian.

Platform of the Hungarian National Independence Front, December 3, 1944. In Hungarian, Russian and English. 78 pages. Tan leather with brown design and gold stamping.