Tandori Dezső: egy talált tárgy megtisztítása (depuration of a found object). Rare first edition of Tandori’s second poetry book. As a continuation of his first, iconic poetry book (Töredék Hamletnek – Fragment for Hamlet) Tandori turned to and focused on neo-avantgarde techniques as he realized that the tradition of the Újhold generation (and also Attila József’s ) cannot be sustained anymore. One of the few neo avant-garde poetry books that could be issued by an official publisher of the…
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Oto Tolnai: Gerilske Pesme. Serbian edition of Tolnai’s famous poem cycle Gerilladalok (Guerrilla Poems), which was originally published in Új Symposion (issue 18 - 1966). The book has the same illustrations than the US publication. Translation made by Judita Šalgo. Oto Tolnai: GERILSKE PESME, (Serija AG 67) Novi Sad, Tribina Mladih, 1967.
Domonkos István: Áthúzott versek (Crossed-out poems) Very rare first edition including the poem Kormányeltörésben which is said to be one of the most important Hungarian poems of the 20th century. The book itself was illustrated with the silkscreens of László Kapitány. Áthúzott versek is one of the finest works of him. Domonkos István, áthúzott versek, Fórum, 1971. Symposion Könyvek 31.
Tolnai Ottó: Agyonvert csipke (Battered Lace). 1969. Fórum Könyvkiadó. This rare editon is one of the most impressive books of Symposion Könyvek series, winner of International Belgrade Book Fair in 1969. A lace-shape is embossed into the front cover. Book design by László Kapitány with the collages of Ottó Tolnai.
Tolnai Ottó, Domonkos István: Valóban mi lesz velünk (What will really become of us) This is a representative poetry book written by the key figures of the first generation of the cultural and literary journal, Új Symposion. The book was published in the late 60's by Fórum Kiadó. The book is illustrated with the collages of Tolnai and Domonkos.