Wien: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 1969. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 73 pages followed by 20 plates and 12 pages of advertisements. Discussion of three 18th century bibliophiles, Prinz Eugen von Savoyen, Georg Wilhelm von Hobendorf, and Antonio Folch de Cardona. Exhibition of 152 books out of their libraries. READ MORE about GROSSE BIBLIOPHILE DES 18. JAHRHUNDERTS
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Katalog der Ausstellung aus Anlaß des 25jährigen Dienstjubiläums des Generaldirektors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Bick
Wien: H. Bauer-Verlag, 1948. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), xiii, (iv), 126 pages followed by plates. Katalog der Ausstellung aus Anlaß des 25jährigen Dienstjubiläums des Generaldirektors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Bick. The exterior of this copy is moderately soiled and shows minor wear. The lower fore-edge corner of the front wrapper has been folded, and the stiff paper is cracked on the inner surface. A loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference..... READ MORE about 25 JAHRE NEUERWERBUNGEN DER ÖSTERREICHISCHEN NATIONALBIBLIOTHEK, 1923-1948
Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1968. 8vo. cloth, leather spine label. xx, 344 pages followed by 40 plates. Reprinted from Studies of the Warburg Institute, No. 7, 1939. A study of how examples and influences of Ancient art shaped the development of Medieval art. The first part examines how the classical era and humanism were studied through the fifteenth-century. Part two focus on knowledge of classical art in the Middle Ages and the final section debates... READ MORE about INFLUENCES ANTIQUES DANS L'ART DU MOYEN AGE FRANCAIS
(Madrid): Real Monasterio de el Escorial, 1960. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pages 666-710. Text in Spanish. Published in La Ciudad de Dios, CLXXIII, pages 666-710, 1960. Frontispiece. Bibliography of literary works of the Augustinians in the Royal Library of the Escorial in Madrid. Organized by subject. Alphabetical index. Introduction. Black and white plates. Wrappers tearing at spine. Small bookplate on inside front wrapper. READ MORE about LABOR LITERARIA DO LOS AGUSTINOS EN LA REAL BIBLIOTECA DE EL ESCORIAL
Paris: F. Roux-Devillas, n.d. (circa 1962). small 4to. later cloth with original paper wrappers bound-in, later typed paper spine label. 100 pages. Illustrated bookseller's catalogue. Loosely inserted in this copy is a commemorative bookplate stating that the book came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus. Note in pen on front cover of catalogue "I ordered 7947 per cable. ask for confirmation. Please follow wp. by letter." Later paper spine label is worn along edges. READ MORE about AMÉRIQUE, AUTOGRAPHES, LIVRES, DOCUMENTS HISTORIQUES
Paris: M. Georges Andrieux, Expert, 1934. 4to. later cloth. 129, (3) pages plus plates. Auction catalogue for sale held on June 18-19, 1934 by Georges Andrieux, (not listed in Blogie). 438 items. General American literature, historical accounts and works pertaining to the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin and the westward expansion. Especially of interest is a section focusing on the Louisiana Purchase, the bicentennial of which was celebrated last year. Includes a number of black-and-white illustrations... READ MORE about IMPORTANTS LIVRES ET MANUSCRITS RELATIFS AUX AMERIQUES ET A LA GUERRE D'INDEPENDANCE TRES...
Berlin: Amsler & Ruthardt, 1872. 8vo. half cloth. (iii), viii, 132 pages. Kupferstich-Auction XXI. This auction of copperplate engravings included 1,649 items. The marbled paper on the cover of this copy is worn at the edges and shows some abrasions elsewhere. The spine cloth and the interior show minor soiling. The endpaper is lightly foxed. The title page has two stamps of previous owners (one embossed, and a smaller one in ink). The first 17... READ MORE about KATALOG DER BERÜHMTEN SAMMLUNG DES VERSTORBENEN HERRN BARON HEINRICH VON MECKLENBURG
Berlin: Amsler & Ruthardt, (1897). 8vo. half cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label. (iv), 76 pages. Written in German. An old auction catalogue of 1256 entries with the original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. Wear and rubbing at extremities, paper spine label worn, original front cover and some leaves at front separated. Laid-in is the bookplate of Oak Knoll designating this as from the library of H. P. Kraus. READ MORE about KATALOG WERTHVOLLER UND SELTENER KUPFERSTICHE HOLZSCHNITTE UND SCHABKUNSTBLÄTTER ALTER MEISTER...
Berlin: (Amsler & Ruthardt, 1896). 8vo. half cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, all edges marbled. (ii), 175+(1) pages. Written in German. An auction catalogue with 2416 entries. Bound together is the original front paper wrapper. Minor wear at extremities. Laid-in is the bookplate of Oak Knoll designating this as from the libary of H. P. Kraus. READ MORE about KATALOG WERTHVOLLER UND SELTENER KUPFERSTICHE RADIRUNGEN UND HOLZSCHNITTE, ALTER UND NEUER MEISTER
Lugano: Tipografia Cesare Massuconi, 1932. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 24 pages. Text in Italian. Two articles, one on newspapers in the canton of Ticino and one on its telegraph service. Foreword by Regolatti. Wrappers lightly torn at edges and soiled. Light tanning. READ MORE about LA STAMPA TICINESE
London: Sotheby & CO, 1961. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 90, (2) pages. Auction catalogue of manuscripts and printed books published as far back to the 16th century. Pencil and ink inscriptions throughout the catalogue. Contains important manuscript Americana from the library of Brigadier J.R.G. André. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF HIGHLY IMPORTANT MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS ... AND IMPORTANT MANUSCRIPT...
Lisboa: Oficinas Gráficas da Biblioteca Nacional, 1923. small 8vo. later cloth. (x), pages 15-158. Text in Portuguese. Former library book in library binding with the original wrappers bound in ( although the front one has come loose and is laid-in) The third in the series - Biblioteca Do Bibliotecário E Do Arquicista. With a bookplate laid-in " from the Reference Library of H.P. Kraus. Oak Knoll Books. MMIII. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAFIA DAS BIBLIOGRAFIAS PORTUGUESAS
Vienna: Das Antiquariat, 1953-1973. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. 125 issues. Serial publication. (Titus 410). Series begun in 1945, issued monthly or bi-monthly. Available volumes January-December 1953 and 1954; January-August and October-December 1955; January-December 1956; issues 1-12 1957; issues 1-12 1958; issues 1/2-5/6 1959; issues 1/2 and 7/8-11/12 1960; issues 3-8 1961; issues 9-12 1962; issue 1/2 1963; issues 3/4 and 5/8 1964; issues 9/10 and 11/12 1966; issues 3-11/12 1968; issues 1-12 1969; issues 1-12 1970; issues 1-3 and 5-12 1971; issues 1-12 1972; and 1-12 1973. Issues are illustrated in black-and-white. From the reference library of H.P. Kraus. READ MORE about ANTIQUARIAT (DAS
oder, Lexicon der vorzüglichsten kupferstecher des XIX. jahrhunderts welche in linienmanier gearbeitet haben, sowie beschreibung.
Leipzig: A. Danz, 1880. large 8vo. half leather with raised bands and gilt decoration, marbled paper-covered boards, all edges stained red. xxxxvii, (i), 478 pages. oder, Lexicon der vorzüglichsten kupferstecher des XIX. jahrhunderts welche in linienmanier gearbeitet haben, sowie beschreibung. First edition. This dictionary of engravers and engraving was intended as a handbook for print collectors. Bookbinder's tag H. Sperling of Leipzig. Bookplate on front pastedown indicates that this book came from the reference library... READ MORE about HANDBUCH FÜR KUPFERSTICHSAMMLER
Berlin: Bruno Hessling, (1977). 4to. cloth. 183 pages. This is the first and only Catalogue issued by the Kunstbibliothek Berlin in what was to be a series of specialized volumes Catalogueing the library's holdings. This first Catalogue, in English and German, contains the library's architecture and ornament books and prints. Marianne Fischer provides an introduction to the project and Catalogue. The Catalogue entries are often illustrated. Extensive bibliography at end. Indexed by author, artist, printer... READ MORE about KATALOG DER ARCHITEKTUR UND ORNAMENTSTICHSAMMLUNG TEIL 1: BAUKUNST ENGLAND
Washington: National Gallery of Art / New York: G. Braziller, 1998. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 415 pages. First edition. catalogue of 144 Northern European books on architecture, antiquities, and decoration, from the 16th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art. Introductory essay by Harry Francis Mallgrave. Bibliographic descriptions by Gerald Beasley, Claire Baines, Henry Raine. Illustrated books containing scenes of architectural interest, views of interiors, etc.... READ MORE about MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, NORTHERN EUROPEAN, VOL. III
2 volumes bound together.
(Frankfurt a. M.): Frankfurter Kunstmesse, 1921. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 93, (3) pages. 2 volumes bound together. Written in German. From the fourth international art exhibit of the Frankfurter Kunstmesse. With a foreword, list of lectures, and 1159 entries. The second volume is the Kunstmesse's "Katalog der Versteigerung von Ostasiatischen Kunstwerken im Römer", with a foreword and 403 entries. Covers soiled, wear on extremities. With the laid-in bookplate from Oak Knoll designating this book as... READ MORE about DAS SCHÖNE BUCH, ASIEN IN DER KUNST
London: Sotheby & Co., 1948-1959. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. 11 volumes. Various volumes include mostly items from private collections and libraries (Blogie, vol.III, col.129, 130, 138, 139, 150-151 and 153). Catalogues list autograph letters and historical documents, manuscripts, music and drawings. Some volumes with pencil annotations next to the entries. Many are illustrated. A few spines are rubbed ands ome pages have darkened. Loosely inserted bookplate indicates that this series came from the... READ MORE about Auction catalogues issued by Sotheby & Co
London: Sotheby, 1864-. 8vo. original paper wrappers. 32 volumes. An excellent assortment of important auction sale catalogues preserved in three boxes with paper labels on their spines identifying the sales. Includes 1864. (June 30-July 13). Catalogue of the Entire and very choice Collection of Engravings... Julian Marshall. Completely priced. 1873. (December 12-20th). Catalogue of the Choice Collection of Rare Engravings and Drawings Formed by Hugh Howard. Completely priced. 1890. (November 11-24th). Catalogue ... of Frederick... READ MORE about COLLECTION OF PRE-WORLD WAR II SOTHEBY CATALOGUES FORMED BY H.P. KRAUS
(London): Sotheby & Co., 1963. large 8vo. cloth, leather spine label and paper labels for each sale taped on spine. variously paginated. Auction catalogues. For sales held at Sotheby & Co. on the following dates in 1963: -June 10: "Catalogue of Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures," (not in Blogie), 165 lots. -June 11: "Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books, Autograph Letters, Literary and Musical Manuscripts," (Blogie III, 185), 170 lots. -June 24: "Catalogue of The... READ MORE about COLLECTION OF FIVE SOTHEBY & CO. AUCTION CATALOGUES
Paris: various, 1912. large 8vo. quarter cloth and paper-covered boards with original paper wrappers bound in. variously paginated. Auction catalogues from 1912. Details as follows: 1--Catalogue de Livres Anciens..., by Henri Leclerc held February 21-22. (Not in Blogie). 374 lots. 2--Catalogue de Livres Anciens..., by Henri Leclerc held May 13-15. (Not in Blogie). 597 lots. 3--Catalogue de Livres Anciens...Autographs, by Henri Leclerc and Noël Charavay held Jun 20-21. (Blogie II, 281). 420 lots, fold out... READ MORE about COLLECTION OF SEVEN AUCTION CATALOGUES FROM 1912
Mit Einigen Beiträgen aus Anderem Süddeutschen Besitz.
Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1917. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. viii, 71 pages and 36 pages of plates. Mit Einigen Beiträgen aus Anderem Süddeutschen Besitz. Written in German. An auction catalogue of the art and illustrations collected by Aumüller. Contains 900 entries. Laid-in is a copy of pages v-viii. With 36 pages of black-and-white plates. With the bookplate of Oak Knoll designating this as from the library of H.P. Kraus. Corners bumped and creased with some paper..... READ MORE about GRAPHIK ALTER MEISTER, SAMMLUNG EDUARD AUMÜLLER
London: E.H. Courville, 1916-. 8vo. various. various. 3 volumes. Have the following volumes for sale: Volume I (August 1914 to July 1916). cloth. (viii, 197,  pages). Volume II (August 1916 to July 1917). cloth, top edge gilt. (vi, 252  pages). Volume VI (August 1918 to July 1919). cloth, top edge gilt, fore and tail edges uncut. (vi, vi, 272 pages). From the reference library of H.P. Kraus with his booklabel in each volume. READ MORE about AUTOGRAPH PRICES CURRENT (PUBLISHED ANNUALLY) BEING A COMPLETE ALPHABETICAL AND CHRONOLOGICAL...
New York: Dover, 1981. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xiii,129 pages and 129 plates; ix, 130 pages and 130 plates, 263-311 pages. 2 volumes. First edition. Reproductions of manuscripts from the Pierpont Morgan Library with accompanying text for each plate that concentrates on the historical aspects of the document. Covers slightly soiled. Presentation on free endpaper from Charles Ryskamp "For Hans (Kraus) - with my warmest regard and deep gratiute, Charles 13.v.81." READ MORE about BRITISH LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS SERIES I, FROM 800-1800 AND SERIES II, FROM 1800-1914
(Padua: Tipografia dei Fratelli Salmin), 1909. oblong 8vo. self-paper wrapper. xx pages. Limited edition of 40 numbered copies. The author begins with an address to the groom, saying that he decided to compile the following bibliographic notes on manuscripts of ethical philosophy conserved at the library of the University of Padua, on the occasion of the wedding. Lest this seem strange, the author vaguely notes his friend's connection to and love of such manuscript works... READ MORE about NOZZE MARCHESINI-VELO