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

A Copy of Kalendář historický [Historical Calendar] by Daniel Adam of Veleslavín Printed in 1590 and the Fate of Its First Owner, Further Unknown Jiří Mělnický of Greifenfels

Based primarily on archival sources, the article presents new relevant facts about the life of Jiří [Georgius] Mělnický of Greifenfels († 1619), the first owner of a copy of Kalendář historický printed by Daniel Adam of Veleslavín in 1590. Concerning this copy, significant research attention has…

Silesian Castle Libraries on the Margins

This study is devoted to the hitherto neglected issue of the care of Silesian castle libraries after 1945. A general introduction and a brief outline of the history and functioning of the National Cultural Commission as the central body for the administration of state cultural property are followed…

About Přibík from Ostrý and His Books

The study deals with the list of ‘books’ written probably shortly after 1420 on the rear pastedown of the National Museum Library manuscript XVI F 11. This list is likely to have been made by the owner of the manuscript at that time, Přibík from Ostrý, but no further information on him is available…

The Library at Jindřichův Hradec Castle

The library of the Counts Czernin of Chudenitz at the castle in Jindřichův Hradec was created as an addition to the local archives. An important part of the library collection comes from the estate of Eugen Karl Count Czernin (1796–1868) and a different part of this collection originates from…

Antonín Bardoun – an Unknown Printer from Pilsen

The article summarises information on the Pilsen amateur printer, graphic artist and bibliophile Antonín Bardoun. It contains an inventory of his prints and graphic sheets. It records significant events of his life and describes his fate.