H. P. Kraus Library Auction
The auction itself is not included in this program.
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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Mary Ann Folter Daughter
Selby Kiffer Senior Vice President Sotheby's Auction House
Joshua Lipton Bibliographer (Former) Kraus (H.P.) Company
Mr. Kraus talked about headline news issues. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
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