Pages tight and clean. Edges of boards and DJ have light shelfwear. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library book with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed 447 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1984. ISBN: 0385171595. The saga begins with 18-year-old Berek in 1873. Perhaps only a dreamer would try to make a home of Turk Place, a desolate Viennese street that is really just a Gypsy encampment. But Berek, a poor country lad fired with ambition and a strong sense of destiny, believe she can forge miracles. And Turk Place does reveal its treasures t him. He makes the caretaker's daughter his bride, and a legendary relic, hidden it its ruins becomes her dowry.