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Ivanhoe: romanja.

Author Scott, Walter
Title Ivanhoe: romanja.
Imprint Pesten [Budapest] : Otto Wigand
Date of Publication 1829
Language Hungarian
Notes The Library has in recent years acquired a number of early translations of the works of Sir Walter Scott printed in eastern Europe. This a rare Hungarian translation of Sir Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe", only two other copies are recorded in the UK. It was the only Scott novel translated into Hungarian in the first half of the 19th century. It was translated by the poet and patriot Andras Thaisz (1789-1840, described by Sir John Bowring is his "The poetry of the Magyars" (London, 1830) as 'the translator of the Scottish Romances'.
Shelfmark AB.1.212.28-30
Acquired on 18/05/12
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