Philipp Cohen (Publisher)

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Philipp Cohen , also Cohen and Risch as well as Cohen & Risch , was a German book publisher with an attached bookstore , which had specialized in agricultural and in particular horticultural works .


The company was originally founded in 1866 under the Cohen and Risch company in Stuttgart . A few years later, the then sole owner, Philipp Cohen, relocated the publishing house to Hanover in 1870 - now under his own name . The address book, city and business manual of the royal residence city of Hanover and the city of Linden from 1872 was recorded by the publishing bookstore Cohen & Risch , with the sole owner Philipp Cohen in Hanover and Otto Risch in Stuttgart, based on the first floor of Große Packhofstrasse 25 .

The publishing program included, for example, the widespread works on flora , carpentry and home gardening and other gardening books by Hermann Jäger , including titles such as the women's garden .

At the beginning of the 1880s, all Cohen articles were delivered on commission to R. Hoffmann in Leipzig .

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d R. Hartmann : History of Hanover from the oldest times to the present. With special consideration for the development of the royal seat of Hanover. Hanover: Ernst Kniep, 1880, p. 737; limited preview in Google Book search
  2. ^ A b Adolph Russell, Johannes Basch: Gesammt-Verlag catalog of the German book trade. A picture of German intellectual work and culture. Complete by the end of 1880. Book and Art Catalog , Vol. 5: Habelschwerdt - Husum in Schleswig-Holstein , Hamburg, main export warehouse of the German book trade (1881), p. 619; limited preview in Google Book search
  3. Compare the address and apartment gazette, p. 260 as a digitized version of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Library - Lower Saxony State Library