The most important Hungarian book.
Dear Sir or Madam,
I would like to inform you about the upcoming auction sale of a very
important historical book on the history of Hungary.
It will be coming up for public auction at Sotheby's Department of Rare
Books and Manuscripts in New York on June 3, 1997.
The title of this book is 'Tripartitum opus iuris confuetudinarii
inclytiregni Hungarie: per magistru Stephanum de Werbewcz'. This Istvan
Werboczy's rare volume is the Latin first edition of Hungarian basic
law printed in Vienna in May, 1517. It is one of the most famous items
of rare Hungarica in the Hungarian Collection at the Library of
You might want to visit the Library of Congress Site at the address
If you yourself or some Library might be interested in this important Hungarian
text, and beautiful work of
art and heritage on old Hungary, please contact the New York Sotheby's Book an
d Manuscripts Department for
more details at the following numbers:
Phone: (212) 606-7385 or Fax: (212) 606-7041.
Greetings to all fellow academics!