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Turin: Carlo Clausen, 1902. large 8vo. later quarter cloth with marbled paste paper-covered boards and original stiff paper wrapper bound in. 136, (2) pages. First edition. Fourth annual supplement for the two volume original Bibliotheca Bibliografica Italica (1889, 1895), this one for the books that were issued for the year 1900 (Besterman 3220). A three page table describing the format of the catalogue precedes the 392 entries, numbered consecutively with those from previous volumes and..... READ MORE about BIBLIOTHECA BIBLIOGRAFICA ITALICA: CATALOGO DEGLI SCRITTI BIBLIOLOGIA, BIBLIOGRAFIA E...
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 77644
Catalogo Degli Scritti di Bibliologia, Bibliografia e Biblioteconomia. Primo Supplemento Annuale, 1895.
Turin: Carlo Clausen, 1896. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 45, (3) pages. Catalogo Degli Scritti di Bibliologia, Bibliografia e Biblioteconomia. Primo Supplemento Annuale, 1895. Text in Italian. Bibliography of books published in Italy and books about Italy published abroad. Published under the auspices of the Ministry of Public Instruction. First annual supplement. Arranged alphabetically. Index of subjects. Booklabel of H.P. Kraus. Front wrapper slightly torn at top edge. Light tanning throughout. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHECA BIBLIOGRAPHICA ITALICA
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 108352
Hildesheim: Georg Olms Berlagsbuchhandlung, 1961. 8vo. cloth. (x),464; iv,198, (8); (iv),495 pages. 2 volumes. First volume and supplement bound together; second volume bound separately. Reprint of the three volumes originally published in 1788, 1802 and 1805 respectively. This bibliography of early German books is fairly typical of Georg Panzer's (1735--1829) work, though he often focused more narrowly on printing in Nuremberg. Printed in gothic type throughout. With a memorial bookplate indicating that this book came..... READ MORE about ANNALEN DER ALTEREN DEUTSCHEN LITERATUR
Price: $200.00 Order nr. 76895
3 volumes containing seven parts.
Madrid: Tipografía de los Huérfanos, 1891-1907. small 4to. quarter cloth. (xlvii)+(1), 434, (6); (x), 558, (2), x-l, (4); (x), 564, (4) pages. 3 volumes containing seven parts. Complete first edition in seven parts. (Besterman, 5187). A bibliography of printing in Madrid until from the early 16th- century until 1625. Contains table of contents, appendices, and indices. Some browning to pages. Loosely inserted is a commemorative book label which indicates that this set came from the..... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAFÍA MADRILEÑA, Ó DESCRIPCIÓN DE LAS OBRAS IMPRESAS EN MADRID
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 76025
Köln: Wienand, 1966. small 4to. quarter cloth, paper boards, gilt stamped upper cover and spine, dust jacket. 409 pages. First edition. An index for volumes 1-25 from the scholarly art history periodical begun in Germany in 1924. This index covers the first four decades of the periodical's publication history. Some tearing and rubbing to dust jacket. With the small private booklabel of H.P.K. (Kraus) affixed to the front pastedown. READ MORE about WALLRAF-RICHARTZ-JAHRBUCH, WESTDEUTSCHES JAHRBUCH FÜR KUNSTGESCHICHTE, REGISTER ZU DEN BÄNDEN...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 74648
Lecce: Stab. Tip. Giurdignano, 1912. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 26 pages. Text in Italian. Historical survey of the introduction of printing in Lecce, Italy. Extract from Revista Storica Salentina, Anno VII, n. 10-11. Front wrapper torn and detached from text. Tanning throughout. READ MORE about ANCORA: SULL'INTRODUZIONE DELLA STAMPA IN LECCE
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 108359
N.P. Essener Verlagsanstalt, (1944). 8vo. cloth-backed boards. vi, 162 pages. Ink inscription on free endpaper. READ MORE about MENSCHHEITSGESCHICHTLICHE BEDEUTUNG DES BUCHDRUCKS, EIN BEITRAG ZUR ENTWICKLUNGSGANZHEITLICHEN...
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 30992
(Paris): n.p., n.d. (but circa 1876). 8vo. later cloth with embossed seal (entwined Ls in an oval, surmounted by a crown). 9 pages + one fold out leaf of plates in black and white; 20 pages. 2 volumes. A pair of offprint articles, one responding to the other, from La Revue Universelle des Arts and the Bulletin des Commissions royales d'art et d'archéologie, bound separately. The Pinchart article seems to dismantle the criticism voiced by..... READ MORE about LA PLUS ANCIENNE GRAVURE SUR CUIVRE FAITE DANS LES PAYS-BAS and LES GRANDES ARMOIRIES DU DUC...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 77096
N.P. n.p., 1972. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 142 pages. Written in German. With an introduction and index. Contains 570 entries, and several black-and-white plates throughout. Some wear and soiling on covers. Laid-in is the bookplate of Oak Knoll designating this as from the library of H. P. Kraus. READ MORE about BAROCKE BÜCHERLUST, AUS DEN SAMMLUNGEN DER HERZOG AUGUST BIBLIOTHEK WOLFENBÜTTEL
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 101516
(Paris): Georges Rapilly, 1888-1908. small 8vo. vol 1: half leather with marbled paper-covered boards; 2: full cloth; 3 & 4: quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, orginal paper wrappers bound-in. Variously paginated. 4 volumes. Each volume contains about 20 sales catalogues (each of which is 40 pages long and lists approximately 750 texts) put forth by the Parisian bookseller Georges Rapilly. The catalogues list books on architecture, sculpture, painting and engraving. Some catalogues also include..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE DE LIVRES D'ART ARCHITECTURE ET DÉCORATION PEINTURE, SCULPTURE, GRAVURE, ARTS...
Price: $350.00 Order nr. 76202
Münich: R. Oldenbourg, 1870. small 8vo. quarter calf with marbled paper-covered boards and marbled edges. xii, 443 pages. First edition. Volume 9 of the serial publication, Geschichte der Wissenschaften in Deutschland. Part one examines the development of German philology from the origins of the language through the late eighteenth century. Includes chapters on the Reformation, Germanic philology in the Netherlands, England and Scandanavia. Part two analyzes the works of the Romantics in the second half..... READ MORE about GESCHICHTE DER GERMANISCHEN PHILOLOGIE VORZUGSWEISEIN DEUTSCHLAND
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 77628
Milano: G.G. Görlich, (1945). large 4to. later cloth with original paper front wrapper laid-down on front cover. 96, (2) pages + 53 plates. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies. A study of Italian Renaissance book illustration from the late fifteenth century through the first quarter of the sixteenth century, this volume investigates xylography in the Venetian, Lombard, Florentine, Sienese, and Roman contexts, many examples of which are reproduced in the large plates section at the..... READ MORE about ARTE DELL'ILLUSTRAZIONE NEL LIBRO ITALIANO DEL RINASCIMENTO
Price: $185.00 Order nr. 77213
Meisenheim: Anton Hain, n.d. (circa 1964). tall 12mo. paper-covered boards, illustrations in gilt on front cover. Not paginated. Two page introduction followed by the facsimile. Illustrated. Commemorative booklabel indicating that this book came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus and a bookplate on the front pastedown indicating that this book was part of the Stock & Reference library of H.P. Kraus. Covers slightly faded. READ MORE about BAUERNPRAKTIK, EIN BAUEENKALENDER AUS DEM JAHRE 1543
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 95100
Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde der hohen philosophischen Fakultät der vereingten Friedrichs-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.
Halle a. S. n.p., 1912. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (vii), 95 pages. Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde der hohen philosophischen Fakultät der vereingten Friedrichs-Universität Halle-Wittenberg. Written in German. With an introduction. A dissertation on the beginning of woodcut illustrations in Ulm. Wear at extremities with tears, soiling, and creases. Signed by the author on the title page. Laid-in is a bookplate from Oak Knoll designating this as from the library of H. P. Kraus. READ MORE about DIE ANFÄNGE DER HOLZSCHNITT-ILLUSTRATION IN ULM
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 101556
Washington: The Library of Congress, 1961. tall 8vo. cloth. 123 pages. First edition. With 13 plates. Reproduces the earliest known list of recommended reading. With a bookplate indicating that this book came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus. READ MORE about THE 19TH BOOK, TESORO DE POVERI
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 20021
Viertes Beiheft zum Centralblatt für Bibliothekswesen
Leipzig: Otto Harrassowitz, 1889. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 461-531+(1) pages. Viertes Beiheft zum Centralblatt für Bibliothekswesen. This publication includes two essays--one dealing with 16th-century German book printer Jakob Köbel and including an extensive bibliography of his works and the other a study of two 14th-century library catalogues. The wrappers of this copy are detached (but present), lightly soiled and a bit tattered, but the printed portions are intact. A plate attached inside the front..... READ MORE about DIE with ZWEI BÜCHERVERZEICHNISSE DES 14. JAHRH. IN DER ADMONTER STIFTSBIBLIOTHEK von P. J....
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 90967
Nieuwkoop: B. de Graaf, 1975. small 4to. cloth. (v), 287 pages. First edition. This volume lists the fifteenth- and sixteenth-century printers, booksellers and editors of the present-day Belgium alphabetically, giving each an encyclopedia-style entry about each figure, followed by a brief bibliography of sources used to compile the entry. Tables at the end of the volume list the figures by their city of activity, and by their specific addresses within each city. Memorial bookplate on..... READ MORE about DICTIONNAIRE DES IMPRIMEURS, LIBRAIRES ET ÉDITEURS DES XVe ET XVIe SIÈCLES DANS LES LIMITES...
Price: $175.00 Order nr. 76920
Mainz: Gutenberg Gesellschaft, 1966. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 16, (2) pages. Kleiner Druck 79. With a bookplate indicating that this book came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus. READ MORE about DAS PRIVATLEBEN DER DEUTSCHEN FRÜHDRUCKER IN SPANIEN
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 31081
Mainz: n.p., 1926. 8vo. decorated paper-covered boards, plain paper dust jacket. 36, (2) pages. First edition, limited to 300 numbered copies. Essay on the beginning of printing. Example of fine printing by Wilhelm Woellmer. READ MORE about DIE HEIMATSTADT DER DRUCKKUNST
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 75519
Paris: Librairie Fischbacher, n.d. 8vo. cloth. (iv), cxxvi, 418, (2) pages. Text in French. A biography of St. Francis of Assisi. Includes an extensive critical study of the sources. A bookplate and loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference library and stock of H.P. Kraus. Bound by B. H. Blackwell with sticker to that effect on front paste-down endpaper. Boards tanned, worn, and bowed, spine sunned. READ MORE about VIE DE S. FRANÇOIS D'ASSISE
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 95579
Paris: F. Rieder et Cie. 1922. small 8vo. later cloth with paper wrappers laid-down. (iv), 130+(1) pages. First edition, one of 150 numbered copies printed on "vélin pur fil des papeteries Lafuma de Voiron.". One of a series of books published under the direction of M. Leon Deshairs. A study of French book illustration over the first 20 years of the 20th century. Many illustrations. Original paper wrappers laid down on newer cloth and these..... READ MORE about LES DÉCORATEURS DU LIVRE. L'ART FRANCAIS DEPUIS VINGT ANS
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 24542
München: Prestel, 1973. 4to. cloth, cardboard slipcase. 216; (vi),213+(1); (vi),214-307(1),103-123+(1) pages. 3 volumes. Three volumes consisting of two volumes of reproductions of old master drawings, and one of text, from the Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main. Laid-in are two letters from Rosi Schilling to Otto Kurz, regarding the book and the recent death of her husband, Edmund. These are both dated October, 1974. One is an autograph letter, signed and the other a typed letter..... READ MORE about KATALOG DER DEUTSCHEN ZEICHNUNGEN, ALTE MEISTER
Price: $135.00 Order nr. 76074
Wien: Gerlach & Schenk, 1896-1908. folio. half calf portfolio, with cloth backed boards, gilt stamping and illustration on upper boards with tipped-in illustration. Hundreds of plates. 12 volumes. First edition. Text in German. This complete multi-volume set contains over 1,400 large plates of drawings (many color) in the Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, and other European collections. Includes titlepage printed in color, foreword and table of contents for each volume. Representing drawings by Old Masters such..... READ MORE about HANDZEICHNUNGEN ALTER MEISTER AUS DER ALBERTINA UND ANDEREN SAMMLUNGEN
Price: $2,000.00 Order nr. 76178
Nieuwkoop: HES & DE GRAAF, 1967. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ix), 93 pages. Reprint of the 1930 edition published in Mainz. More than 235 entries, the great majority of which are imprints by Johann Weyssenburger. With 20 plates. From the reference library of H.P. Kraus with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about DIE LANDSHUTER BUCHDRUCKER DES 16. JAHRHUNDERTS. MIT EINEM ANHANG: DIE APIANUSDRUCKEREI IN...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 107457