H. P. Kraus Library Auction

H.P. Kraus Rare Books, located in New York City, was one of the largest and most influential rare book businesses in the United States in… read more

H.P. Kraus Rare Books, located in New York City, was one of the largest and most influential rare book businesses in the United States in the second half of the twentieth century. The books once held by the company were recently sold at Sotheby’s Auction for approximately $5 million. A former Kraus employee, a Sotheby’s vice president, and H.P. Kraus’s daughter were interviewed about Mr. Kraus and his rare book business. A tour of the former business premises was also conducted, and a number of books were shown.

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Program ID:
179756-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Public Affairs Event
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 3, 2004
Last Aired:
Feb 16, 2004

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  • Jan 03, 2004 | 9:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2004 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2004 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2004 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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