African Mission : (Signed)

By: Kurthy, Tama, and Tollas Tibor; Illustrated by Kalman Kovacs

Price: $85.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


96 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; White softcover, rear cover pink, side-stapled binding, small map, about 40 b/w photos in text, with captions. Map on front showing route. Half title inscribed in Hungarian and SIGNED by Tollas Tibor. ; Text translated by Csejthei Ferenc. Poems translated by Jascha Kessler. Art by Kalman Kovacs. Foreword by Clemens Podewils. ; 'This book is an account of an African tour by two Hungarian refugees from the Hungarian revolution of 1956, Tollas Tibor, a poet, and Tamas Kurthy, a student who was blinded by his communist torturers; they hoped to win support for enslaved Hungary and to assist the African people to preserve their freedom against Soviet colonialism.' ; Covers lightly foxed. Bound edge has small dampstain, not affecting interior. No other defects. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Laid in: card printed in Hungarian ('Reszveteli Jegy Tollas Tibor Irodalmi Estjere, Szabadsagharcos Szovestseg, Detroiti Szervezete') which we believe is a ticket to a lecture given in Detroit by author Tollas Tibor.

Title: African Mission : (Signed)

Author Name: Kurthy, Tama, and Tollas Tibor; Illustrated by Kalman Kovacs

Categories: History,

Publisher: Nemzetor Editions: 1963

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Item: 0.30 lbs

Seller ID: 18000

Keywords: Hungary ; Hungarian History ; Magyar ; Freedom ; Autographed ; Signed ; Red Baiting ; Anti-communism ; Africa ; African History ; Cold War ; Memoirs ; Blackhistory ; Black ; African American ;,