The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Kraus, Hans Peter, 1907-1988

LC control no.n 79055106
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingKraus, Hans Peter, 1907-1988
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Kraus, H. P. (Hans Peter), 1907-1988
See alsoFounded corporate body: H.P. Kraus (Firm)
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Founded corporate body: Kraus Periodicals, Inc.
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Founded corporate body: Kraus Reprint (Firm)
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Associated countryAustria United States
Associated placeNew York (N.Y.)
LocatedRidgefield (Conn.)
Birth date1907-10-12
Death date1988-11-01
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathRidgefield (Conn.)
Field of activityRare books Booksellers and bookselling Book collecting
Profession or occupationAntiquarian booksellers Businesspeople
Rare book dealer
Found inHis Inter-American and world book trade ... 1944.
In memoriam Hans Peter Kraus, 1907-1988, 1989: t.p. (Hans Peter Kraus, 1907-1988) passim (bookman, rare book dealer of international stature; emigrated to U.S. in 1939; resided with wife Hanni and family in Ridgefield, Conn.; offices in New York City; operated as H.P. Kraus (Firm), Kraus Reprint Corp., etc.; d. 11-1-1988)
A rare book saga : the autobiography of H.P. Kraus, 1979: p. 2 (born October 12, 1907, Vienna) p. 77 (H.P. Kraus, Rare Books)
Wikipedia, 20 June 2016 (Hans P. Kraus; Hans Peter 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; born October 12, 1907, Vienna, Austria; died November 1, 1988, Ridgefield, Connecticut)