Library collections examined for the BFPB

Bibliographical research has already been carried out in all of the major Prague libraries with historical collections and is currently underway or has been completed in approximately 40 institutions outside of Prague (libraries, archives and galleries). the list does not include libraries where only editions of works by Bohuslav Balbín and J. A. Comenius were located for the BFPB as part of the prioritisation given to the compilation of personal bibliographies for these authors.

PRAGUE

  • National Library in Prague – full range of Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described (for older descriptions shelf marks preceded by the abbreviation UK, later SK, NK).
  • National Museum Library – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted (in the lists of extant copies their shelf marks are normally preceded by the abbreviation KNM),
  • Castle Libraries administered by the National Museum Library – foreign-language Bohemica excerpted from local catalogues which do not always enable the criteria of content or author to be observed; shelf marks added for half of the excerpts, only some of the newly discovered publications bibliographically described; consultation necessary in the Chateau Library Department of the National Museum Library over the current location of copies, as a number of the collections have undergone restitution (in shelf marks the abbreviation KNM is followed by the name of the collection).
  • The Strahov Library of the Premonstratensian Monastery – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described (most of the shelf marks have the abbreviation Strahov. k., more rarely the abbreviation Památník národního písemnictví (Museum of National Literature) – PNP).
  • Museum of National Literature Library – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described (today it is necessary to look out for publications from the Karásek gallery with the shelf mark “Kar. gal.” given before the abbreviation Strahov. k. or PNP).
  • Library of the Royal Collegiate Chapter of St. Peter and Paul at Vyšehrad –full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, all shelf marks added, newly discovered publications from the domestic printing production of the 16th and 17th centuries bibliographically described (shelf marks preceded by the abbreviation Strahov. k. or PNP, followed by Vyš. kap.).
  • Library of the Franciscans – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described (for older descriptions the shelf marks are given under the abbreviations for the National Library – UK, SK followed by the name of the order).
  • Red Cross Library – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described (for older descriptions the shelf marks are given under the abbreviations for the National Library – UK, SK followed by the name of the order).
  • Library of the Dominicans – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described (for older descriptions the shelf marks are given under the abbreviations for the National Library – UK, SK followed by the name of the order).
  • Library of the Benedicts – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, publications from the 16th century described (for older descriptions shelf marks given under the abbreviations for the National Library – UK, SK followed by the name of the order).
  • Library of the Augustinians – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, publications from the 16th century described (for older descriptions shelf marks given under the abbreviations for the National Library – UK, SK followed by the name of the order).
  • Library of the Metropolitan Chapter – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered 16th and 17th century Bohemica by printer bibliographically described (with the descriptions shelf marks mostly given with the abbreviated title of K. metropol. kap.).
  • Library of the Astronomical Institute of the AS CR – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described.
  • CR Academy of Sciences Library – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added (with the older abbreviation ZK or ZK-ÚVI), newly discovered publications described.
  • Parliamentary Library in Prague – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.
  • Library of the Evangelical Theological Faculty of CU in Prague (also sometimes given incorrectly as the Huss House Library) – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described.
  • Library of the History Institute of the CR Army in Prague (HÚ AČR) – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described.
  • State Technical Library
    – full range of foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

 

LIBRARIES OUTSIDE of PRAGUE

Čáslav

  • City Museum – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica by printer excerpted, shelf marks added.

Česká Lípa

  • National History (formerly Regional History) Museum – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted from the library of the Augustinians, most shelf marks added, some newly discovered Bohemica described.

České Budějovice

  • South Bohemian Museum – 16th and 17th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Choceň

  • Orlické (formerly City) Museum – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Chotěboř

  • City Museum – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described.

Jihlava

  • Vysočina Museum – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described.

Litoměřice

  • Bishop’s Library – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described.
  • Regional (formerly District History) Museum – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described.

Litomyšl

  • Svitavy State District Archive located in Litomyšl – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.
  • Museum and gallery 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Louny

  • Regional Museum, library collection of the Augustinian Monastery from Dolní Ročov – full range of Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications from the 16th and 17th centuries described.

Mělník

  • State District Archive – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.
  • Regional (formerly District) Museum – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Mikulov

  • Břeclav State District Archive located in Mikulov – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Mladá Boleslav

  • State District Archive – 16th and 17th century Bohemica by printer excerpted from the former library of the Piarists, shelf marks added.

Most

  • District Museum – full range of Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added, newly discovered publications described.

Nelahozeves

  • Roudnice Lobkowicz Library – full range of Bohemica excerpted and described (for older descriptions the shelf marks of extant copies are under the abbreviation of the National Library – UK, SK or NK, preceded by Roudn.)

Olomouc

  • Scientific Library (formerly the State Scientific Library – abbreviation SVK) –16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica by printer excerpted, shelf marks added, publications with vedute bibliographically described.

Plzeň

  • The Education and Research Library of the Pilsener Region (formerly the State Scientific Library – abbreviation SVK) – foreign-language Bohemica partially excerpted according to all criteria from the Franciscan Monastery Library, shelf marks added.

Polná

  • Polná (formerly City) Museum – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Rokycany

  • Museum of Dr. Bohuslav Horák (formerly District Museum) – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Rychnov nad Kněžnou

  • District Museum of the Orlické Mountains – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Soběslav

  • Hussite Museum in Tábor, branch (formerly Museum of the Tábor Hussite Revolutionary Movement) – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, most shelf marks added.

Strakonice

  • Museum of the Central Ostava Basin – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Třebíč

  • State District Archive – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.
  • Vysočina Museum (formerly West Moravian Museum) – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Velká Bíteš

  • City Museum – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Vlašim

  • Podblanicka Museum (formerly Benešov District Museum, branch) – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

Vysoké Mýto

  • Regional (formerly District) Museum – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, shelf marks added.

Zdiby

  • State District Archive Prague-East (formerly in Nehvizdy) – 16th-18th century foreign-language Bohemica excerpted, shelf marks added.

 

FOREIGN LIBRARIES

Hungary

Budapest

  • Akadémiai Könyvtára – 16th and 17th century Bohemica by printer excerpted and described.
  • Országos Széchényi Könyvtár – 16th and 17th century Bohemica by printer excerpted and described.

Poland

Cieszyn

  • Biblioteka Cieszyńska – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, most shelf marks added.
  • Biblioteka Tschammera – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, most shelf marks added.
  • Biblioteka Dekanatu – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, most shelf marks added.
  • Muzeum Cieszyn – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, shelf marks added.

Italy

Rome

  • Biblioteca Angelica – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted and described.
  • Biblioteca Vaticana – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted and described.

Sweden

Stockholm

  • Kungliga biblioteket – Bohemica by printer up to 1610 excerpted according to a catalogue from the former Rosenberg library, shelf marks added, new Bohemica described.

Strängnäs

  • Domkyrkobilioteket – Bohemica by printer up to 1610 excerpted according to a catalogue from the former Rosenberg library, shelf marks added.

Västerås

  • Stifts- och landsbiblioteket – Bohemica by printer up to 1610 excerpted according to a catalogue from the former Rosenberg library, shelf marks added.

Austria

Vienna

  • Österreichische Nationalbibliothek – 16th and 17th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, shelf marks added, publications with vedute bibliographically described.

Germany

Wolfenbüttel

  • Herzog August Bibliothek – 16th-18th century Bohemica by printer excerpted, 90% of newly discovered Bohemica described.