The two-day exhibition introduced rare and valuable books published before 1945 such as “Vang bong mot thoi” by Nguyen Tuan (1940), “Leu chong” by Ngo Tat To (1941), “Ngoi tu kham lon” by Phan Van Hum (1929).

“Vang bong mot thoi” by Nguyen Tuan published in 1940. (Source:

Notably, the 30-book collection “Kim Van Kieu tan truyen” of French orientalist Albel Des Michels (published between 1884 and 1885) was on display.

During the event, a talk themed “the Vietnamese publishing industry – Reality and prospects” was also held.

Translated by Song Anh