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Price: EUR 120,00

[Illustrated book on Hungary] Boldényi, J

Ungern i pittoreskt, historiskt, litterärt, artistikt och monumentalt hänseende. Tecknadt af ett sällskap litteratörer under ledning af J. Boldényi. Öfversättning.

Stockholm. Tryckt hos P. G. Berg. 1851. Lithographed title + printed title + 198 pp. + 132 pp. + 8 hand colored lithographs + 25 uncolored lithographs

Contemporary red half calf. Gilt title and ornaments on the spine. Marbled board papers. Worn outer hinges, starting to crack at the ends. Top of spine repaired. Some wear to the corners and board edges. Inscription on front fly leaf. Page 1 and a couple of other pages with minor stains in the margins. The first few pages slightly browned. The last 4 pages with light waterstain in the upper margins. 1 plate with stain in the margin. A beautiful book in nice condition. This book is notorious for bad condition. This is an exception.

A swedish translation of a french work "La Hongrie ancienne et moderne. Histoire, Arts, littérature, Monuments" published in1851. Charming lithographs of hungarian warriors,women, family scene, politics etc.

Item No: 148