Berlin: G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchandlung, 1897. First German Edition. Cloth [rebound]. Quarto (11" x 7 3/4" x 2 1/8"), rebound in black cloth with gilt author & title on spine; illustrated with several plates in B&W, half-tones, and tri-tones; XII, 792. S. TEXT IN GERMAN ONLY. Weight: 6 lbs. Near Fine / None. Item #7841
SOLID, TIGHT, CLEAN copy. UNCOMMON and IMPORTANT STUDY. Rebound. Many illustrations. Paper has Uniform moderate age-toning. Plates are unfoxed and clean with some having tissue guards. No notes or marginalia.
Franz Xaver Kraus (1840 – 1901) was a learned and "liberal" German Catholic priest, and prolific ecclesiastical and art historian. For his bibliography see: https://www.ub.uni-freiburg.de/recherche/personenportale/franz-xaver-kraus.