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  • THE HUNT. by Aczel, Thomas.
    Aczel, Thomas.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's third novel to be published in English, set in the mid-1950s, two years after the death of Stalin "in an unnamed East European country (strikingly similar to Hungary) on the eve of revolution, [it] portrays one of the great, intricate conflicts of modern history at the most human level." 422 pp. ISBN: 0-316008966.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (slight sunning to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 76282
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  • RAKOSSY. by Holland, Cecelia.
    Holland, Cecelia.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1967.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, set in in 1525 in Hungary bordering on the Turkish empire. SIGNED on the title page. 243 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49890
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  • CHARON'S FERRY: Fifty Poems. by Illyes, Gyules (1902-1983)
    Illyes, Gyules (1902-1983)
    CHARON'S FERRY: Fifty Poems.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2000. First edition - A selection of poems by the 'grand old man' of Hungarian literature - the first 2 sections were written over a period of fifty years, while the third and final section contains poems written late in his life and published posthumously. Translated from the Hungarian and with an introduction by Bruce Berlind. A title in the series, Writings from an Unbound Europe. 72 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers.

    Book ID: 85407
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  • JOURNEY INTO THE BLUE. by Rab, Gustav
    Rab, Gustav

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel set in 1952 and based on the events of the Communist takeover of Hungary four years earlier. His first novel to appear in English, this was written in secret during the seven years he spent in the "puszta," a pilot socialist community on the edge of the great Hungarian desert, dedicated to the raising of pigs. Translated from the French by Peter Green. 381 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (tears the length of the spine of the dj)

    Book ID: 79398
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  • THE SPEED OF LIGHT. by Rosner, Elizabeth.
    Rosner, Elizabeth.

    Edition: Special hardcover advance issue.

    New York: Ballantine, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Rosner's very highly praised first novel, the story of a daughter who uncovers the truth about her father's early life in Budapest. SIGNED on the title page. 241 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 63257
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