Catalogues 21, 54, 56, 58, 59, 62, 64, 66 § 83, 91, 92, 93, 107, 111, 114, 115 § 132, 161, 164, 168, 169, 174, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182 View larger
Catalogues 21, 54, 56, 58, 59, 62, 64, 66 § 83, 91, 92, 93, 107, 111, 114, 115 § 132, 161, 164, 168, 169, 174, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182
H.P. Kraus (New York)

[Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 21 § 54 § 56 § 58 § 59 § 60 § 62 § 64 § 66 § 69 § 75 § 83 § 91 § 92 § 93 § 98 § 107 § 111 § 114 § 115 § 121 § 131 § 132 § 161 § 164 § 168 § 169 § 174 § 176 § 177 § 178 § 179 § 180 § 181 § 182 § 183 § 184 § 186 § 187 § 189 § 190 § 191 § 192 § 193 § 194 § 195 § 197 § 198 § 199 § 201 § 202 § 203 § 204 § 205 § 206 § 207 § 208 § 209 § 210 § 211 § 212 § 213 § 214 § 215 § 216 § 217 § 218 § 219 § 220 § 221 § 222 § 223 [Stock lists: numbered series:] 189 § 209 § 210 § 211 § 212 § 213 § 214 § 215 § 216 § 217 § 218 [Stock catalogues, hors série] Monumenta codicum manuscriptorum (1974) § Fifty years: an anniversary catalogue (1982) § VI Mostra del libro antico (1995) § Mostra del libro antico (catalogue of books on exhibition, 2000)

New York, H.P. Kraus, 1941-2002
Seventy-two catalogues, eleven stock lists, and five catalogues hors série (various formats), as issued, in publisher’s bindings. - Large group of H.P. Kraus catalogues, including the last (223) published in 2002. Publication dates of the earlier catalogues are taken from “The rare book catalogues of H.P. Kraus, 1932-1982” (in Fifty years: an anniversary catalogue, New York 1982, pp.247-258). ¶ Bindings of the earliest and largest catalogues lightly worn, very occasional dust-soiling; generally in excellent state of preservation.
Subjects
Americana - Booksellers' catalogues
Bibliography - Booksellers' catalogues
Book illustration - Booksellers' catalogues
Book illustration - Cartography - Collections
Book illustration - Cartography - Italy
Festival books and prints - Booksellers' catalogues
Illumination of books and manuscripts - Booksellers' catalogues
Literature, Greek - Booksellers' catalogues
Medical books - Booksellers' catalogues
Military art & science - Booksellers' catalogues
Occultism and science
Printing - Europe, 1455-1500 - Booksellers' catalogues
Printing - Italy, 1465-1515 - Venice - Manuzio (Aldo), 1449/50-1515
Private libraries - Horblit (Harrison D.), 1912-1988
Science books - Booksellers' catalogues
Science books - Chemistry
Trade catalogues
Types and typefounding - Booksellers' catalogues
Authors/Creators
H.P. Kraus (New York)
Kraus, Hans Peter, 1907-1988
Printers/Publishers
Elzevier (Firm)
Lafréry, Antoine, 1512-1577
Manuzio, Aldo, 1449/50-1515
Owners
Arenberg, Prosper Louis, Duc d', 1785-1861
Beans, George Harry, 1894-1978
Duveen, Denis Ian, 1910-1992
Gillet, Charles
Horblit, Harrison D., 1912-1988
Kraus, Hans Peter, 1907-1988
Liechtenstein, Franz Joseph II, Prince of, 1906-1989
Lloyd Triestino, Companie di Navigazione Italia
Loncle, Maurice, 1879-1966
Martini, Giuseppe, 1870-1944
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919
Wolf, Edwin, 1911-1991
  • This collection contains

  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 21] Fifty rare and important books, with fifty illustrations. Books from the first two centuries of printing, Incunabula from famous presses, Americana, World-Literature in first edition

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1941]
    (25.5 cm), 94 (2) pp., illustrations (some printed in red & black). 50 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - This was the third catalogue issued by Kraus in America (nos. 1-18 were issued in Vienna).
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 54] Spain, Italy, France : an outstanding collection of early printed books and choice manuscripts recently purchased in Europe

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1950
    (28 cm), (2) 50 pp., 4 p. of black & white plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 127 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (pp.1-3) “Notes on the history of Old Books and Manuscripts”, Volume VII, No. 1, June 1950: “The Cancionero of Pedro Fernandez de Velasco… A newly discovered Spanish XVth century codex”, by D.W. McPheeters, Columbia University (the Neapolitan manuscript is item 1 in the Catalogue, price $4800).
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 56] Choice manuscripts, books, maps and globes, important for the history of European civilization and the discovery of America; illuminated codices, early drawings, incunabula and illustrated books, remarkable maps from the Prince Liechtenstein Collection and globes from a private library

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1951
    (32 cm), (8) 94 pp., 40 p. of plates (pls.1-40), text illustrations. 50 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Copies were also issued cloth-bound. ¶ Contemporary typescript index loosely inserted. Catalogue number (56) added to upper cover in ink.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 58] Old books from many countries for collectors, students, libraries. Americana, architecture, association copies, atlases, book arts, English, France, Hebraica and Judaica, hunting and horses, law, mathematics, medicine, military costumes, mining, Russia

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1951]
    (26 cm), 139 (1) pp. 674 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Wrapper dust-soiled. Occasional pencil annotation.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 59] Sources & reference works from the Middle-Ages to our time : for libraries, scholars, collectors : included is a large collection of books and periodicals in the field of bibliography

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1952]
    (25 cm), 116 pp. 682 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Wrapper dust-soiled. Staples rusted.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 60] Fifty select books, manuscripts and autographs : choice Americana : fine illuminated manuscripts : French and German illustrated books from the XVth and XVIth centuries : mainly from the Ch. Fairfax Murray collection : great books and autographs in the fields of history of science and early medicine

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1952]
    (31 cm), (2) 67 pp., [20] p. of plates (pls.1-20), text illustrations. 50 items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Original plain glassine jacket now very deteriorated. Loosely inserted: “Rare Books on the history of Old Books and Manuscripts”, Volume VII, No. 2, November 1952: “The Emperor Maximilian’s armories: a recently discovered early XVIth-century codex with watercolors by Joerg Koelderer” ([4] pp.).
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 62] The Duveen collection of alchemy & chemistry, supplementing the Bibliotheca alchemica et chemica. Part I: Alchemy & chemistry… Early American chemistry… Part II: Balneology… The Duveen collection of portraits of scientists mainly in the fields of chemistry & alchemy

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1953
    (25 cm), (4) 98 (2) pp. 654 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - With an introductory note by Denis I. Duveen. ¶ Wrapper spotted, dust-soiled.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 64] Source materials for the study of European history and culture from the Prince Liechtenstein Library : Military science and costume

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1953]
    (26 cm), 63 (1) pp., [3] p. of black & white plates, text illustrations. 203 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Contents: Fortifications, tournaments, duelling (nos. 1-142); Horsemanship and hunting (nos. 143-175); Military periodicals (nos. 176-203); Military prints and drawings (nos. 177-203). ¶ Pencil annotation in a few margins. Wrappers not entirely fresh.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 66] A myrrour of four centuries; the growth of Western civilization reflected in illustrated books from the 15th to the 18th century, originating for the most part from the Prince Liechtenstein library

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1954
    (28 cm), (8) 187 (1) pp., illustrations. 527 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Lower corner bumped; short tears in upper wrapper. Occasional pencil annotation.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 69] The Cradle of printing, from Mainz and Bamberg to Westminster and St. Albans : one hundred incunabula and manuscripts important for the development of early printing

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1954]
    (36 cm), 99 (1) pp., illustrations (2 colour and 35 tipped-in half-tones; 24 line-cuts). 100 items; priced. Publisher’s boards. - “Limited edition of 600 copies, 300 of these for distribution to clients and friends, and 300 for sale” (colophon). A “part II” issued as catalogue 131 in 1971. ¶ Covers strongly sunned. Loosely inserted: Rare Books: Notes on the history of Old Books and Manuscripts”, Volume VII, No. 4, May 1954: “The first book of a living author ever printed: ‘Johannes Brunner’s’ Grammathica rhythmica” by Hans Nachod ([4] pp.).
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 75] Choice manuscripts and books, bindings and autographs : outstanding for their beauty, rarity or importance : including Americana, first editions, incunabula, herbals, history of science, atlases, illuminated & text manuscripts, classical authors, prints, bindings, etc.

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1955]
    (30 cm), (4) 127 (1) pp., illustrations (5 colour, 107 half-tones, 50 linecuts). 121 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Loosely inserted: “Rare Books: Notes on the history of Old Books and Manuscripts”, Volume VIII, No. 1, June 1955: “A recently discovered architectural sketchbook of an intimate assistant of Bramante in the construction office of St. Peter’s in Rome” by Hans Nachod (10 [2] pp.). Covers lightly dust-soiled.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 83] Incunabula & post-incunabula, 1466-1520 : many of them from the Prince Arenberg Library

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1957]
    (24 cm), (2) 155 (3) pp., illustrations. 307 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - More than 200 incunables are offered. ¶ Fore-edges spotted.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 91] The sixteenth century

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1960
    (25 cm), 203 (1) pp., illustrations. 410 items; priced. “Census of copies recorded in the Union Catalogue, Library of Congress” ([4] pp., loosely inserted). Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Contents: German speaking central Europe. The Netherlands. England. Eastern Europe. “Part II, to be published later on, will cover France, Italy and Spain” (title-page verso).
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 92] From Columbus to Lincoln : fifty distinguished Americana : manuscripts and documents, many unpublished and unrecorded : early printed and illustrated books, including important first editions : charts and atlases

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1960]
    (25 cm), (2) 69 pp., 16 p. of plates (pls.I-XVI), text illustrations. 50 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 93] Incunabula, including many famous woodcut books : with an appendix of some recent acquisitions, including three distinguished illustrated Italian incunabula, and with subject index and index of printers and places of printing

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1960]
    (25 cm), (4) 121 (3) pp., 21 p. of plates (pls.I-XXI), text illustrations. [163] items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 98] A selection of choice French books, most of them recently acquired from two distinguished European private collections

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1961]
    (31 cm), (8) 124 pp., 72 illustrations (some mounted, some folding). Publisher’s boards. - Books from the collections of Charles Gillet of Lausanne and Maurice Loncle of Paris.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 107] A selection of rare books & manuscripts : mostly recent acquisitions, IXth to XIXth century [sub-title on cover] Manuscripts, incunabula, Greek books, early printed books, XVIth & XVIIth centuries, English books, Americana, voyages, etc., history of science, book arts, woodcut books

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1964]
    (25 cm), 78 pp., 39 p. of plates (pls.I-XXXIX, one folding), text illustrations. 131 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 111] One hundred and seventy-five manuscripts & books

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1965]
    (25 cm), (8) 104 pp., 45 p. of plates (pls.I-XLV), text illustrations. 175 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 114] The Spanish and Portuguese overseas empire : voyages of discovery and exploration

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1966]
    (25 cm), (2) 83 (1) pp. 229 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 115] 24 × 12 manuscripts & books

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1966]
    (25 cm), (6) 196 pp. (some folding), illustrations (some in colour). 288 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 121] Illustrated books from the XVth & XVIth centuries : with a frontispiece in color and 115 reproductions of woodcuts in the text

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1968]
    (31 cm), (4) 148 pp., including 1 colour and 2 folding illustrations. [97] items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher’s cloth binding.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 131] Monumenta xylographica et typographica. The cradle of printing, Part II

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1971]
    (35.5 cm), (8) 167 (5) pp., including 14 colour and 1 tipped-in half-tone illustration. 42 items. Photocopy of Price list loosely inserted. Publisher’s cloth binding. - Item 1, the Shuckburgh copy of the Gutenberg Bible, is priced $2,500,000. “This catalogue, which I am sending to my friends and clients, is the fulfilment of the most extravagant dream of an antiquarian bookseller. It is the culmination of many years of planning and working. Never before in this 20th century has so formidable an assemblage of great printed books been displayed and offered for sale in a catalogue; perhaps it never can be done again” (from “A personal postscript”, subscribed H.P.K.). “Part I” was issued as Catalogue 69 in 1954.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 132] Maps from an Italian atlas of the 16th century : 133 maps from the Lloyd Triestino atlas : offered for sale singly

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1972]
    (27 cm), 47 (1) pp., illustrations. 133 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. The “Lloyd Triestino” atlas was purchased by Kraus from George Harry Beans (1894-1978). “The oeuvre of Wolfgang Lazius of Vienna is also one of the outstanding features of this collection. Present are two maps (nos. 28 and 30) which are the only copies recorded” (from Catalogue preface). A few maps were sold separately in Kraus Catalogue 124 (1969).
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 161] A selection of printed books : the fifteenth century, items 1-14 : the sixteenth century, items 15-86 : the seventeenth century, items 87-169 : the eighteenth century, items 170-207

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1981]
    (28 cm), 82 (2) pp., illustrations. 207 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 164] Science : including astrology, astronomy, geography, incunabula, instruments, mathematics, medicine, natural history, navigation, physics, technology, and other fields

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1983]
    (28 cm), (2) 105 (1) pp., illustrations. 257 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 168] The history of science including navigation : a first selection of books from the library of Harrison D. Horblit

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1984]
    (28 cm), 112 pp., illustrations. 207 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - “The Sotheby sales of 1974 having ended at letter G, the emphasis was consequently on the later part of the alphabet, with both bought-in lots and one or two lots apparently once knocked down to other booksellers making their reappearance a decade later” (from a notice in The Book Collector, Winter 1984, p.515).
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 169] The history of science including navigation : a further selection of books, 1641-1700 (Wing period) from the library of Harrison D. Horblit

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1985?]
    (28 cm), 72 pp., illustrations. 205 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 174] Varia : mostly recent acquisitions in several different fields

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1986]
    (28 cm), 117 (3) pp., illustrations. 250 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Colour of wrapper has bled onto the title-page.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 176] Books and documents of the sixteenth century

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1987?]
    (27 cm), 122 (2) pp., folding frontispiece, text illustrations. 254 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 177] Europe in the seventeenth century : its history & literature, arts & sciences, thought : religious & secular, and exploration & settlement in Asia & America

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1987]
    (28 cm), (2) 100 (2) pp., illustrations. 228 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 178] Voyages, travels and ancillary sciences : including geography, cartography, navigation, etc. both printed and manuscript

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1988]
    (27 cm), (2) 100 pp., illustrations. 205 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Pencil annotations on title-page.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 179] Illustration : books and manuscripts from the fifteenth to the twentieth century illustrated with woodcuts, engravings, etchings, lithographs, color plates, watercolors or pen-and-ink drawings

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1988]
    (28 cm), 125 (3) pp., colour frontispiece, [6] p. of colour plates (pls.I-VI), black & white text illustrations. 194 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 180] Americana, art & architecture, bibliography, bindings, classics, economics, England, France, games, Germany, history, illustrated books, Italy, philosophy, photography, Poland and Russia, political science, Portugal, Reformation, science, Spain, theology, typography

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1988?]
    (28 cm), (2) 106 (4) pp., illustrations. 186 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 181] Recent acquisitions

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1988]
    (28 cm), (2) 109 (1) pp., illustrations. 157 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 182] Incunabula : works from ninety-eight presses in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Holland, Belgium, Spain, & England : arranged in Proctor order.

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1989]
    (28 cm), 142 (2) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 126 items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 183] Catalogue 183

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1990?]
    (25.5 cm), 84 pp., illustrations. 146 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Inserted leaf “The largest collection of incunabula in private hands”.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 184] From Trithemius to Proctor : bibliography and reference books before 1900 [other title:] Part I of the private library of Hans P. Kraus

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1991]
    (25.5 cm), 170 pp., illustrations. 667 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - The first in a series of catalogues disposing of Hans P. Kraus’s private library of bibliographical reference books, for the most part shelved at his home in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Further parts were issued as Catalogue 187: Bibliography and reference books after 1900 (1991) and Catalogue 190: Catalogus catalogorum (predominantly post-1900), with a Supplement to parts I and II (1992).
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 186] Science, including medicine and the occult

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1991]
    (25.5 cm), 115 (1) pp., illustrations. 173 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 187] Bibliography and reference books after 1900 [other title:] Part II of the private library of Hans P. Kraus

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1991]
    (25.5 cm), 143 (1) pp., illustrations. 1073 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Ink annotations on title-page.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 189] Classics and Humanism : annotated books and manuscripts

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1992]
    (25 cm), 132 pp., illustrations. 167 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 190] Catalogus catalogorum (predominantly post-1900), with a Supplement to parts I and II.

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1992
    (25 cm), 141 (1) pp., illustrations. 647 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Part I was published under title Catalogue 184: From Trithemius to Proctor; Part II was published under title Catalogue 187: Bibliography and reference books after 1900. ¶ Pencil annotations on title-page and in a few margins.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 191] Rare books and manuscripts : Part I, Middle Ages, Part II, Reformation & Counter-Reformation, Part III, Seventeenth & eighteenth centuries

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1993?]
    (27 cm), 122 (6) pp., colour frontispiece, 3 p. of colour plat4es (pls.I-III), black & white text illustrations. 197 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 192] Science : agriculture, astrology, astronomy, chronology, instruments, mathematics, medicine including gynecology, military science, natural history, nautica, optics, physics, technology

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1993?]
    (28 cm), (2) 112 pp., illustrations. 187 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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    H.P. Kraus (New York)
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 193] Sixty fine & rare books & manuscripts : a selection from the stock of H.P. Kraus.

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1993
    (30 cm), (4) 123 (1) pp., illustrations (17 colour, mostly mounted). 60 items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher’s cloth binding. - Descriptions by David Brafman, Kit Currie, Roland Folter, Joshua Lipton.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 194] Books printed at the Elzevier Press from the Library of the late Edwin Wolf II. With addenda from the stock of H.P. Kraus.

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1993?]
    (19.5 × 10 cm), 107 (9) pp., illustrations. 223 items; priced. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Contains a concordance to Alphonse Willems, Les Elzevier: Histoire et annales typographiques (Brussels 1880), subject and provenance indices.
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    Wolf, Edwin, 1911-1991
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 195] Recent acquisitions in a wide variety of fields : including art & architecture, natural history, geography & maps, illustrated books including French 20th-century Humanism, Classics, Italy, music, Judaica, military science, Ireland, emblems, England, Low Countries law

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1994
    (27 cm), (2) 133 (1) pp., illustrations. 265 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Pencil annotations on title-page.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 197] New arrivals : in a wide varieties of fields including archaeology, bibliography, classics, English history & literature, illustrated books, numismatics, Italian history & literature, medicine, stenography, natural history, Reformation, women.

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1994?]
    (27 cm), (2) 115 (1) pp., illustrations. 204 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 198] The Low Countries : books and manuscripts relating to or originating in Holland and Belgium

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1994?]
    (27 cm), 88 (2) pp., [4] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 168 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Lower corner of upper cover coffee-stained; several spots on fore-edges.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 199] Law, diplomacy, political science, economics, politics

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1995?]
    (27 cm), (2) 89 (5) pp., illustrations. 169 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 201] Education & rhetoric

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1996]
    (27 cm), (2) 120 pp., illustrations. 204 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 202] European literature

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1996?]
    (27 cm), (2) 117 (1) pp., [4] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 217 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Pencil annotations in one margin.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 203] New arrivals

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1997?]
    (27 cm), (2) 126 pp., [4] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 249 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 204] Italy : a selection of books, manuscripts, and documents from six centuries comprising works by Italian authors and printers in any language, Italian art and architecture, fête books, history of medicine and science, Humanism, literature, etc.

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1997?]
    (27 cm), 135 (1) pp., illustrations. 227 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 205] From soul to psyche: books on the soul, senses, emotions and behavior

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1997?]
    (27 cm), 80 pp., illustrations. 103 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 206] To Ellēnikon biblion = The Greek book : an exhibition of Greek printing & the book arts from the 15th to the 20th centuries; at the Alexander S. Onassis Center for Hellenic Studies, New York University, 58 West 10th Street, New York City; 9th-31st May 1997

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1997
    (27 cm), x, 84 (6) pp., colour frontispiece, black & white text illustrations. 52 items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Catalogue by David Brafman.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 207] Eleven subjects : almanachs, calendars & prognostications : balneology, climatology & oceanography : the British Isles : children's books & paedagogy : gardening & husbandry : geography & travel : illustrated books : incunabula : North America : science, natural history & medicine : typography

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1998?]
    (27 cm), 142 pp., illustrations. 258 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 208] Performing arts: books on music, dance; theatre & festivities

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1999?]
    (27 cm), 94 pp., colour frontispiece, [4] p. of plates, black & white illustrations. 130 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 209] Incunabula : books from one hundred and fourteen presses in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Spain and England : arranged in Proctor order : and a selection of incunabula bibliography

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1999]
    (27 cm), 200 (2) pp., text illustrations (some in colour). 185 items; priced. Insertion: “Two Leaves from a Blockbook” ([2] pp.). Publisher’s printed wrappers. - 138 incunables with two block-book leaves. “Few if any other firms could accumulate such a collection or present it with such formidable skill… This is a notable addition to the previous great Kraus catalogues of early printing” (from a notice in The Book Collector, Spring 1999, p.132).
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 210] Greece and Rome

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1999?]
    (27 cm), 104 pp., illustrations. 218 items; priced. Insertion: “Addendum to Catalogue 210” (”Due to a technical error, the provenances for all books in this catalogue were omitted”). Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Contents: Part 1. Classical texts; Part 2. Commentary, history & bibliography.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 211] War and revolution, rebellion and treason

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1999?]
    (27 cm), 129 (3) pp., [8] p. of colour plates, black & white illustrations. 238 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 212] Holiday miscellany

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1999
    (27 cm), 116 pp., illustrations. 208 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 213] Illustrated books from the sixteenth to the twentieth century and in a variety of different fields : added at then end is a section of bibliography relating to illustrated books, followed by a section of works on bindings

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1999]
    (27 cm), 121 (3) pp., [6] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 217 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 214] France : history, literature, law, science, printing, illustration, travel, autographs, theology, photography

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2000?]
    (27 cm), 131 (1) pp., [8] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 247 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 215] Science: Books, manuscripts & autographs in various scientific fields

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2000]
    (27 cm), 138 (2) pp., illustrations. 260 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 216] Varia

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2001]
    (27 cm), 128 pp., [4] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 246 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Contents: Architecture & archaeology; Bibliography; Fables & folk-tales; Horses & hunting; Ireland; Judaica & Hebraica; Law; Manuscripts & documents; Philosophy; Press books; Theology.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 217] Varia, 2

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2001]
    (27 cm), 138 (2) pp., illustrations. 249 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Contents: Aldine Press; Bibliography; Bodoni Press; Classics; Economics; Festivities & fireworks; Gastronomy; Germany & Switzerland; Humanism; Numismatics; Spain & Portugal; Sports & games.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 218] Illustration. Illustrated books from six centuries together with some prints and drawings

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2002]
    (27 cm), 122 (2) pp., illustrations. 209 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 219] Antiquarian bibliography, together with some later selections

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2002]
    (27 cm), 101 (1) pp. 434 items; priced. Errata sheet loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 220] Italia : printed books, illuminated & text manuscripts, documents and autographs, all related to Italy, and covering a great variety of subjects from art to zoology : included is a large selection of printing from the Aldine Press

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2002]
    (27 cm), 143 (1) pp., [12] p. of colour plates (pls.I-XII), black & white text illustrations. 271 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 221] The seventeenth century : books, manuscripts, documents & autographs, including at least one item for each year of the century

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2002]
    (27 cm), 133 (1) pp., illustrations. 229 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 222] The sixteenth century : books, manuscripts, documents, and autographs, including at least one item for each year of the century

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2003]
    (27 cm), 151 (1) pp., [4] p. of colour plates (pls.I-IV), black & white text illustrations. 201 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 223] England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales. Books, manuscripts, and documents relating to, or printed in those regions

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [2003]
    (27 cm), 106 pp., [4] p. of colour plates (pls.I-IV), black & white text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes “one major piece, the unique Wynkyn de Worde Proprytees and medicynes of horses, ingeniously back-dated from ‘c. 1525’ to 1497-8 by Christie’s at the Fitzwilliam sale, where Kraus out-bid the British Library” (from a notice in The Book Collector, Winter 2002, pp.537-538). After a sojourn in New York it was acquired by the British Library, which celebrated the purchase on 28 June 2004 with a lecture by Professor George Keiser of Kansas State University followed by a reception. Cf. Margaret Lane Ford, “A new addition to the corpus of English incunabula: Wynkyn de Worde’s ‘Proprytees & Medicynes of Hors’ (c. 1497-98)” in The Library, volume 7 (2001), pp.3-9.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 189] Text manuscripts from the Middle Ages to the XVIII century : for the most part from the Giuseppe Martini collection : Italian language & literature, poetry, Humanism, Classics, history, chronicles, biography, genealogy, military science, law, political science, diplomacy, economics, papacy, hagiography, patristics, monasticism, calligraphic specimens, single leaves, documents, letters

    New York, H.P. Kraus, [1958?]
    (27.5 cm), [174] pp. (foliated 1-86 [1]). 211 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. Reproduced typescript (printed on rectos only). ¶ Wrapper dust-soiled.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 209] Medicine

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1994
    (28 cm), [8] pp., 59 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 210:] Art reference, A-L § 210 [sic]: Art reference, L-Z

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1994
    Two volumes (28 cm), [8; 8] pp., items numbered 1-122; 123-244. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address labels, postage meter stamps.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 211] Women: books, manuscripts, photographs

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1995
    (28 cm), [8] pp. 50 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 212] Typography

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1995
    (28 cm), [8] pp. 111 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 213] Bibliography and reference, A-C

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1996
    (28 cm), [8] pp. 132 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 214] Bibliography and reference, D-H

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1996
    (28 cm), [8] pp. 130 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 215] Bibliography and reference, H-M [sic]

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1996
    (28 cm), [8] pp. 133 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 216] Bibliography and reference, N-R

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1997
    (28 cm), [8] pp. 121 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 217] Bibliography and reference, R-S

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1997
    (28 cm), [8] pp. 121 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 218] Bibliography and reference, T-Z, with Addenda

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1997
    (28 cm), [12] pp. 173 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Monumenta codicum manu scriptorum; an exhibition catalogue of manuscripts of the 6th to the 17th centuries from the libraries of the monasteries of St Catherine, Mount Sinai; Monte Cassino; Lorsch; Nonantola; and from the collections of Claude, Queen of France; the Duke of Roxburghe; the Earl of Ashburnham; Baron James Rothschild; Sir Thomas Phillipps; Sir Arthur Chester Beatty; Sir Sidney Cockerell; C.W. Dyson Perrins; Dr Martin Bodmer; Dr Peter and Irene Ludwig

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1974
    (36 cm), 164 pp., including 51 tipped-in colour plates and 125 half-tone illustrations, folding plate. 45 items. Publisher’s cloth, dust jacket. - “The present work is indeed my magnum opus, as everyone looking through its pages will agree. Furthermore, I believe no comparable catalogue was ever issued in the past” (from the Preface, subscripted by H.P.K.). ¶ Several short tears in dust jacket. Loosely inserted is a photocopy of the Price list, “Items remaining for sale”, dated by hand “8/2/76”.
  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Fifty years: an anniversary catalogue of 120 outstanding books printed before 1700 and sold by H.P. Kraus from 1932 to 1982: with a bibliography of all H.P. Kraus rare book catalogues issued during those years

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1982
    (30 cm), 264 pp., illustrations. Publisher’s cloth, dust jacket. - Counterpart to “In Retrospect: A Catalogue of 100 outstanding manuscripts sold in the last four decades”. “We considered only books printed before 1700, and we gave preference to those which were sold before they had a chance to appear in one of our catalogues” (from the Preface).
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Mostra del libro antico (catalogue of books on exhibition, 25-27 March 1994)

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1995
    (21.5 cm), [folding sheet (unfolded 21.5 × 60 cm). 54 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] VI Mostra del libro antico (catalogue of books on exhibition, 24-26 March 1995)

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1995
    (28 cm), [8] pp. 46 items. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. - List of books on exhibition, including purchases at the Schäfer sale. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.
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  • H.P. Kraus (New York)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Mostra del libro antico (catalogue of books on exhibition, 2000)

    New York, H.P. Kraus, 1995
    (29.5 cm), [14] pp. 31 items. Publisher’s self-wrappers. - Stapled A4 sheets.
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