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us: H.P. Kraus (Firm)


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  • Variants

    • us: Kraus, H. P., firm, booksellers, New York
    • us: Kraus (Firm)
    • us: Hans P. Kraus (Firm)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Antiquarian booksellers
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Austria
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Vienna (Austria)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Rare books
          (lcsh) Booksellers and bookselling
      • Related Terms

        • us: Kraus Periodicals, Inc.
        • us: Kraus Reprint (Firm)
      • Additonal Related Forms

        • us: Kraus, Hans Peter, 1907-1988
      • Earlier Established Forms

          Kraus, H. P., firm, booksellers, New YorkKraus, H. P., firm, booksellers, New York
      • Sources

        • found: Its Sidelights on the renaissance, 1945.
        • found: Immigrant publishers, 2009: p. 203 (came to U.S. in 1939 and established H.P. Kraus shortly thereafter) p. 204 (established Kraus Periodicals in 1946; established Kraus Reprint in 1957)
        • found: H.P. Kraus (Firm). Catalogue, 193-?- : 3, 1936? (Hans P. Kraus; Wien, Austria) 19, 1939? (Hans P. Kraus, 21 East 57th Street, New York City; p. 2 of cover: This is my first catalogue to be issued in America ... last previous one was published in Vienna, Austria in 1937; dealer in rare books) 42, 1947 (H.P. Kraus, 16 East 46th Street, New York 17, N.Y.; cable address Krausbooks New York)
        • found: Wikipedia, 15 June 2016 entry Hans P. Kraus (also known as H. P. Kraus or HPK, was an Austrian-born book dealer; specialized in medieval illuminated manuscripts, incunables (books printed before 1501), and rare books of the 16th and 17th centuries; he started his own rare book business in 1932; sailed for New York City, arriving on October 12, 1939 ... restarted his rare book business in New York)
        • notfound: Kraus Periodicals, Inc. Acquisitions bulletin, no. 3: cover (Kraus Periodicals, Inc.)
      • Change Notes

        • 1979-04-16: new
        • 2016-06-30: revised
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