''A Viszontlatasra'' Artists' Book Series

During my years abroad I have collect books and printed ephemera,
attracted by the tactile and visual qualities in these found volumes,
used tickets and timetables, receipts, wrappers, etc. 
Ultimately these materials offered canvas and color
for use in artists' books and collage work.
Limited linguistic comprehension only enhances the
visual fascination with print and paper -
  letters, numbers, words, paragraphsand pages
becoming pure graphic design elements.
This small book entitled The Goodbye, was written by the
Russian Jewish writer Boris Isaakovich Balter,
published in Moscow in 1963, then translated into Hungarian
and printed in Budapest the following year.
I found the volume at a used book stand in the Debrecen train station.
A small trasure from another time.



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