Around 70 famous works of Vietnamese literature are on show at Nha Nam Bookstore, 107B9 To Hieu Street, Cau Giay District.
Titled Nhung Cuon Sach Vang Bong Mot Thoi (Once-Famed Books), the exhibition features noted works like Kep Tu Ben by Nguyen Cong Hoan, printed in Saturday Novel newspaper in 1935; Gio Dau Mua (Early Season Chilly Wind) by Thach Lam, published by Doi Nay Publishing House in 1937; and Tat Den (Turning Off Light) by Ngo Tat To, published by Mai Linh Publishing House in 1939.
The exhibition also includes rare poetry compilations like the printed version of Tieng Thu (Sound of Autumn) by Luu Trong Lu, published by Librairie Centrale Publishing House in 1939, and Tho Han Mac Tu (Han Mac Tu’s Collection), published by Dong Phuong Publishing House in 1942.
The copies have been gathered by collectors including Hoang Minh, Vu Ha Tue and Lai Nguyen An.
The exhibition, jointly organised by Writers’ Association Publishing House and Nha Nam Culture and Communications Company, will run until Monday.