Prague

The Golden City

Prague is known as the Rome of the north, Kafka’s city, the city of a hundred spires. This illustrated volume, with excellent photography...

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Prague

City of Dreams on the Vltava

This little booklet is a collection of the must-see sights of Prague: the lofty Castle, the famous Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square with...

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Prague

The Golden City

Prague is known as the Rome of the north, Kafka’s city, the city of a hundred spires. This illustrated volume, with excel­lent photography...

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Prague

A guide

informative: This compact and detailed guide is packed with interesting and precise descriptions of all the important buildings and...

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Prague

A Literary Guide through the Golden City

This fully revised edition of Kafka specialist Hartmut Binder’s stroll through Prague remains as useful as it is entertaining. It includes...

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Mozart and Prague

Prague is the second city after Salzburg to be inseparably linked with the name of Mozart. Here in the Bohemian capital he enjoyed his...

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Franz Kafka und Prag

“Kafka was Prague and Prague was Kafka. Never was Prague so perfect, so typical of herself as she was during Kafka’s lifetime, and never...

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Severin’s Journey into the Dark

A Prague Ghost Story

According to Prague-German author Paul Leppin (1878-1945), the streets of his home city “led one astray and ill fortune lurked on the...

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Wanderer, if You Ever Come to Prague

It would be hard to find another city in Europe so overflowing with stories, tales, and legends as the Old City of Prague. They tell of...

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Prague Cafés

Exploring the coffee houses of Prague is a rewarding pastime. From the kavárna of old Prague to the jazz café of the music-loving Czechs n...

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Harald Salfellner (ed.)

The Prague Golem

Jüdische Sagen aus dem Ghetto

Prague has been one of the most significant cities in European Judaism for many centuries. Alongside notable buildings such as the Old-New...

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Franz Kafka and Prague

Ein literarischer Wegweiser

„Franz Kafka was Prague and Prague was Franz Kafka”, Johannes Urzidil once wrote. And indeed, following the traces of Kafka’s life, your way...

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Mucha

An Illustrated Life

Alphonse Mucha is world famous for his seductively beautiful panneaux and posters. As a decorative artist he shaped the appearance of a...

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Harald Salfellner (ed.)

Jewish Fairytales and Legends

A Water Prince living in the Moldau, talking animals, flying demons, packs of thieves and kind-hearted folk, intermingled with frequent...

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Stories from a Blind Life

The stories by blind author Oskar Baum (1883-1942) collected here offer the reader a unique take on the early 20th century: Baum’s...

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Gustav Meyrink

Life under the Spell of Magic

This latest work by Hartmut Binder represents nothing less than the first comprehensive biography of Gustav Meyrink to meet the needs of a...

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Alexander J. Schneller
Ada Schneller

That Jazz of Praha

Culture is big in Prague. There are huge cultural events, and smaller, more intimate occasions. Modern jazz is generally something of a...

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Prager Rhapsodie

Stroke by stroke, character by character, Paul Leppin’s prose sketches capture the image of Prague . Paul Leppin chats pensively about the...

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Old-Prague Peep Show

Oskar Wiener’s (b. 1873 in Prague, †1944 in Theresienstadt) Old-Prague Peep Show (1912) displayed images and figures of the city stemming...

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Innocens

Eine der schönsten Pragnovellen der deutschsprachigen Literatur, Ferdinand von Saars (1833-1906) Innocens ist auf dem Vyšehrad angesiedelt,...

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Sacrifice to the Lares

Sacrifice to the Lares (1895), the collection of poems written by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926) when he was only twenty years of age, is...

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Stories of God

“I believe this book contains a few kernels which may grow into trees,” Rainer Maria Rilke revealed in a letter to a friend in 1900, shortly...

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Letters to a Young Poet

At the beginning of 1903, a pupil at the military academy in Wiener-Neustadt, Franz Xaver Kappus, sends a few poems to Rainer Maria Rilke,...

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Heinrich Pleticha (ed.)

Piarists and Grammar School Boys

Strangely, one aspect of bygone Prague life seems to have escaped researchers in their many accounts: Prague was not only a university city...

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Walpurgis Night

“The demons of the past are stirring in the unworldly old aristocrats of Prague Castle, and the old men are shocked by their own misspent,...

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Minicalendar Golden Lane 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Historic Prague 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Golden Prague 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Prague City of Dreams 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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View of Prague

View of Prague from the engraving by Ägidius Sadeler, after a drawing by Philipp van den Bosche, 1606.

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