Schab, William H. mss., dates unknown

Collection of William H. Schab, dates unknown, at the Lilly Library, Indiana University

Finding aid created by Ava Dickerson

Creator: Schab, William H.
Title: Schab, William H. mss.
Collection No.: LMC 2785
Dates: dates unknown
Quantity:

Quantity: 2 Boxes

Abstract: The Schab, William H. mss, dates unknown, consist of auction and dealer catalog clippings, mainly focusing on German-speaking cities and works from the 15th and 16th centuries.
Location: Lilly - Stacks
Language: German , English .
Repository: Lilly Library
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500
Business Number: 812-855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu
URL: https://libraries.indiana.edu/lilly-library

Biographical Note

William H. Schab, 1887-1975, was a rare books and manuscripts dealer and founder of William H. Schab, Inc. in New York City after fleeing Austria in 1938. Schab married Ada Loewy, with whom they had two children, Frances Schab (1920-2018) and Frederick Schab (1924-2020). Schab was an associate of Hans P. Kraus, regarded as one of the most influencial booksellers of the first half of the 20th century.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of auction catalog clippings, mainly focusing on German-speaking cities and works from the 15th and 16th centuries (some materials describe Italian cities as well). The entries include bibliographic citations and descriptions.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by location (no dates included).

Restrictions

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Indexed Terms

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], Schab, William H. mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift: date unknown

Collection Inventory

box 1
Albecht Dürer
box 1
Alexander Weyssenhorn
box 1
Altdorfer and Huber
box 1
Anton Woensam
box 1
Antwerp Various Printers

Series:

Augsburg
box 1
Various Printers
box 1
Various Printers
box 1
Steiner
box 1
Bämler
box 1
H. Weiditz
box 1
Various Engravers 
box 1
Otmar
box 1
Froschauer
box 1
Sorg (Anton)
box 1
Günther Zainer
box 1
Ratdolt
box 1
Schösperger
box 1
Grimm and Wirsung
box 1
Bamberg Various Printers
box 1
Barcelona Various Printers

Series:

Basel
box 1
Furter 
box 1
Gengenbach
box 1
Petri
box 1
Oporinus
box 1
Amerbach
box 1
Kessler
box 1
Various Printers 
box 1
Wenssler
box 1
Froben
box 1
Bergmann
box 1
Berlin Various Printers
box 1
Bindings
box 1
Block books
box 1
Bologna Various Printers 
box 1
Bologna
box 1
Brescia Various Printers
box 1
Brevaries Books of Hours
box 1
Broadsides
box 1
Burgos Various Printers
box 1
Calendars
box 1
Casper Hochfeder
box 1
Christian Egenolff
box 1
Cicero de Officiis Various Printers and Petrorch Trotspiegel Various Printers

Series:

Cologne
box 1
Hermann von Münster
box 1
Quentel
box 1
Zyrickzee
box 1
Various Printers
box 1
Cervicornus
box 1
Landen
box 1
Molner
box 1
Bungort
box 1
Koelhoff
box 1
De Werdena
box 1
Conrad Baumgarten
box 1
Costumes
box 1
Deflt Various Printers
box 1
Deventer Various Printers
box 1
Drawings
box 1
England Various Printers
box 1
Erfurt Various Printers
box 1
Ex Libris
box 1
Ferrara Various Printers

Series:

Florence
box 1
Various Printers
box 1
Savonarola Various Printers

Series:

Frankfurt
box 1
D Hopfler
box 1
Feyerabend, Hahn, Raab, Lechler, Schmidt
box 1
Beham

Series:

Frankfurt and Main
box 1
H. Gülfferich
box 1
Various

Series:

Frankfurt and Oder
box 1
Mostly Eichorn
box 1
Freiburg Various Printers
box 1
Geneva Various Printers
box 1
Georg Lemberger
box 1
Gouda Various Printers
box 1
Haarlem J Bellaert
box 1
Hagenau Various Printers
box 1
Hans Leonhard Schäufelein Engraver
box 1
Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch
box 1
Hans Brosamer
box 1
Hans Holbein
box 1
Hans Burgkmair
box 1
'S Hertogenbosch Bois-le-Duc L. Hayen
box 1
Ingolstadt Various Printers
box 1
Italy Various Printers
box 1
Jacob Koebel
box 1
Johann Fischart
box 1
Johann Weißenburger
box 1
Jörg Breu 
box 1
Jost Amman and Johann Bocksberger
box 1
Kuilenburg J. Veldener
box 1
Lace Pattern Books
box 1
Leyden Various Printers

Series:

Leipzig 
box 1
M. landsberg
box 1
Various Printers
box 1
Valentin Schumann
box 1
Letters of Indulgence
box 1
Logrono Various Printers
box 1
Lübeck Various Printers
box 1
Lucas Cranach
box 1
Luther
box 1
Magdeburg Various Printers

Series:

Mainz 
box 1
Various Printers
box 1
Fust, Schoeffer, Gutenberg

Series:

Manuscripts
box 1
Manuscripts (1/2)
box 1
Manuscripts (2/2)
box 1
Italy, Netherlands, Spain Various
box 1
Maximilion I
box 1
Michael ostendorfer

Series:

Milan
box 1
Various Printers
box 1
Pachel and Scinzenzeler
box 2
Miscellaneous
box 2
Miscellaneous
box 2
Model Writing Books
box 2
Munich Various Printers
box 2
Naples Various Printers
box 2
Netherlands Various printers

Series:

Nürnberg
box 2
Pinder
box 2
Stuchs
box 2
Koberger Hans Sachs
box 2
Petreius
box 2
Various Printers
box 2
Peypus
box 2
Gutknecht
box 2
Koberger
box 2
Oppenheim Köbel, J. 
box 2
Orient (Persia, Turkey, Korea)
box 2
Pavia Various Printers
box 2
Peter Flötner
box 2
Prague, Cracow, Kiev, Danzig, Constantinople
box 2
Reformation
box 2
Representazioni

Series:

Rome
box 2
Various Printers
box 2
Planck, Stephan 
box 2
Silber Eucharius
box 2
Rosicrucians and Jesuits
box 2
Rostock Various Printers
box 2
Salamanca Various Printers

Series:

Seville
box 2
Various Printers
box 2
Stanislaus Polonus
box 2
Ship of Fools and Meister Der Bergmannschen Offizin
box 2
Siena Various Printers
box 2
Simmern Rodler
box 2
Single Leaves, Playing Cards
box 2
Spain Various Printers
box 2
Speier Various Printers

Series:

Straussburg
box 2
Various Printers
box 2
Hupfuff
box 2
Heinrich Knoblochtzer
box 2
Kistler
box 2
Balthasar Beck
box 2
Cammerlander
box 2
Prüss
box 2
Grüninger
box 2
Schott (Mart. Johl)
box 2
Schürer 
box 2
Rihel
box 2
FLach
box 2
R. Beck
box 2
Subiaco Sweynheim and pannartz (and Rome)
box 2
Thomas Anshelm
box 2
Tobias Stimmer, Engraver
box 2
Tournament 
box 2
Tübingen (mostly) U. Morphard

Series:

Ulm
box 2
Zainer, Johannes
box 2
Konrad Dinkmuth
box 2
Various Printers

Series:

Unknown
box 2
Locations
box 2
Printers
box 2
Conrad Fyner Urach
box 2
Urs Graf
box 2
Valencia Various Printers
box 2
Various Some Martin Luther 
box 2
Various Locations A-K
box 2
Various Engravers (Some Unknown)

Series:

Venice
box 2
Lazarus de Soardis
box 2
Phil. Pincius
box 2
De Gregoriis
box 2
Tacuinus
box 2
Ratdolt
box 2
Aldus
box 2
Bindoni
box 2
Giunta
box 2
Various Printers (1/2)
box 2
Various Printers (2/2)
box 2
Vergil Solis, Engraver
box 2
Verona Various Printers
box 2
Vienna Various Printers
box 2
Views and Scenes

Series:

Wittemburg
box 2
Schirlentz
box 2
Lufft
box 2
Grünenberg
box 2
Lotter
box 2
Rhau
box 2
Various Printers
box 2
Wolf traut
box 2
Worms Various Printers
box 2
Nürzburg Georg Reisel
box 2
Zaragoza Various Printers
box 2
Zinna Press of the Cistercian Monastery

Series:

Zürich
box 2
Christoph Froschauer
box 2
Various Printers
box 2
Zwolle P. Van Os