Thank you John and Frank. If noone is going sooner, I know of someone
who is going in October or November and I will ask them to pick up
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., frankur@a... wrote:
> The gazetteer is by Milan Majtan and titled " Nazvy obci Slovenskej
> republiky: vyvin v rokoch 1773-1997 ".
> "Names of settlements in Slovakia in last 200 years".
> The book was very successful and all the prints (last year) were
> out in one week !
> He lists and indexes the communities with their German, Hungarian,
> Slovak, Czech, Polish and place names.
> University of Chicago Library :
> Majtan, Milan. Nazvy obci Slovenskej republiky: vyvin v rokoch
> Bratislava: VEDA, 1998. [DB2708.M34 1998 Slavic Reference, Reading
> 2 Regenstein]
> Periodically new revised editions have been published in Slovakia.
> Cheap trade paperback versions can be picked up in Slovakia.
> However, tried to find a copy even used here in US.
> No luck.
> Suppose it doesn't cost enough for some dealer to charge $ 65 or
> whatever the going price is for hard-to-obtain used books.
> Next time someone travels to Slovakia they should put a number of
> paperback (light weight) copies in their luggage.
> The demand and any going price here should be a good investment on
> There is no current offer for any books on the (multinational) Web
> site Offer under Slovakia.