L U T Z O W František

1849 - 1916

Czech diplomat, propagator of czech culture in England and in America, historian, translator

Prague: NM Library - 4085 volumes

Charakteristics and history: mainly French and English, less German and very rarely Czech literature: fiction, travel books and geography, history, material for Lutzow´s  work. In books often Lutzow´s signature and dedications to him, some unfamiliar ex libris . All the castle library from Lutzow´s mansion in Žampach (in Orlické hory)  original furniture included was adopted in 1916 into collections of NM Library. This original furniture was destroyed during the bomb attack in May 1945. Cards in General catalog labeled by rubber stamp: „Lützow Čís. xxx".