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Popular astronomy in our rare book collection

August is the month of comets, so we decided to post a couple of book recommendations in the subject of astronomy on our Facebook page. Our first pick is Austrian astronomer, Joseph Johann von Littrow's (1781-1840) "Die Wunder des Himmels, oder gemeinfaßliche Darstellung des Weltsystems", the first edition of which is available in the Library of Parliament as part of the stunning book collection of former MP, Ignác Ghyczy.

Published on - 2019-08-09 10:00:00
Category: Book recommendations
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How to build a fortress – Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban: De l'attaque et de la défense des places

This two-volume book on military tactics – extremely rarely encountered in Hungary – was published in 1737 and subsequently in 1829. A copy of the 1737 edition – released in the Hague and owned by the Library of Parliament – was acquired by Ignác Ghyczy, a former MP for his private collection.

Published on - 2019-08-01 11:42:00
Category: Book recommendations
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"Library Connecting People" 2019 – List of Participants

This autumn, between 28th September and 26th October, the Library of Parliament is to organise its 9th "Library Connecting People" Scholarship Programme aimed at strengthening professional relationships among young librarians throughout the Carpathian Basin.

Published on - 2019-07-29 02:20:00
Category: News
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Book recommendation – A magyar politikai karikatúra története

A recently published book by the Hungarian National Assembly's Publishing Company, Országház Kiadó has been awarded the Fitz Prize granted each year by the Association of Hungarian Librarians to publications considered the most valuable aesthetically and professionally from among previous year's assortment of books.

Published on - 2019-07-18 02:18:00
Category: Book recommendations
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The Library of Parliament at the 51st Annual Meeting of Hungarian Librarians

The 51st Annual Meeting of Hungarian Librarians organized by the Association of Hungarian Librarians was held in Székesfehérvár between 3-5 July. The occasion gave our colleagues the chance to deliver presentations on timely matters of librarianship including issues of trustworthiness, professionalism and conveying knowledge.

Published on - 2019-07-11 03:38:00
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One day – two emblematic events – 6 July 1989

30 years ago, on 6th July 1989, the Presidential Committee of the Hungarian Supreme Court acquitted Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of the 1956 revolution and his fellows on all charges brought against them in 1958 in an ungrounded criminal trial. Ironically, János Kádár, the defining political figure of an era that was actually hallmarked by these infamous court decisions died on the very same day at the age of 77.

Published on - 2019-07-05 10:53:00
Category: Anniversaries
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