Alfred Altenberg

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Alfred Altenberg (born in 1878 in Warsaw, died May 8, 1924 in Lviv) was a Polish bookseller and publisher.

He worked in Lviv. In 1897 he took over the family business, Wydawnictwo Altenberga, from his father Herman (1848–1885), and ran the Herman Alternberg Book Store.[1] He published numerous illustrated classics of Polish literature, reproductions of works of Artur Grottger, Szymon Askenazy, books about art and drama and a series of popular science knowledge and life books, amongst others.[2]


  1. ^ Cohen, Robert Sonné; Schnelle, Thomas; Fleck, Ludwik (30 November 1986). Cognition and Fact: Materials on Ludwik Fleck. Springer. p. 225. ISBN 978-90-277-1902-7. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Henryk Wereszycki, w: Polski Słownik Biograficzny. T. 1. Kraków: Polska Akademia Umiejętności – Skład Główny w Księgarniach Gebethnera i Wolffa, 1935, s. 81.