Szönyi, Ottó

Régi magyar templomok. Alte ungarische Kirchen. Anciennes églises hongroises. Hungarian churches of yore.

(Budapest), Müemlékek Országos Bizottsága & Magyar Könyvbarátok nd (c.1934).

Reference: 09144
Price: £95 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 243+(1)pp, 323 photo ills & plans. Publisher’s cloth, gilt, spine faded, some fraying at head and foot of spine. Light foxing to some of the plates, tear to blank margin of one plate, otherwise good. Ink ownership stamp on title, recent booklabel on front pastedown endpaper. Gavin Stamp’s copy.

A well produced volume providing many photographic illustrations and plans of Hungarian churches as well as synopses of the history of Hungarian church architecture in Hungarian, German, French and English and further notes in Hungarian. Most of the illustrations show the larger churches of cities such as Eger and Pécs but there are also examples of country churches, and of churches in Transylvania which are now within Romanian borders.

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