ISSN : 2570-6861 (Print), 2570-687X (Online)
Editor in Chief : Kateřina Spurná

The Brno Bookseller, Publisher and Printer Franz Gastl

The company of Johann Georg Gastl and his sons was one of major printing and bookselling houses operating in Brno in the middle of the 19th century. Johann Nepomuk Gastl and his younger brother Franz Gastl had trained as booksellers. Johann Nepomuk Gastl assumed the management of the company after…

A Contribution to the History of the Former Library of Count Ignác Karel of Šternberk († 1700). An Attempt to Reconstruct the Shelf-Mark Section B on the Basis of a Newly Discovered Catalogue

One of the most extensive and interesting aristocratic libraries in early Baroque Bohemia was built by Count Ignác Karel of Šternberk (Ignaz Karl von Sternberg) in his family seat at Zelená Hora Castle near Nepomuk in the last third of the 17th century. A large part of the defunct Zelená Hora…

Nové Syrovice Castle Library

The Nové Syrovice Castle library was collected by the Counts of Nimptsch, in particular Count Johann Heinrich von Nimptsch (1723–1806) and Count Karl von Nimptsch (1803–1869), and it also contains traces of the library of the Counts Marcolini. A later part of the collection was added by the Counts…