Item #010258 1493 – Incunable leaf from the Liber chonicarum (Nuremburg Chronicle). Hartman Schedel.
1493 – Incunable leaf from the Liber chonicarum (Nuremburg Chronicle)

1493 – Incunable leaf from the Liber chonicarum (Nuremburg Chronicle)

Nuremberg, Germany: Anton Koberger, 1493. Disbound. The Nuremberg Chronicle was the most important of the 15th century universal histories and the most extensively illustrated book of its time. Its narrative begins with the creation and runs until the 1490s. It was written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel, a physician and humanist, on commission by two Nuremberg merchants.

This Latin edition was printed in Nuremberg in 1493 by Anton Koberger.

The leaf (12” x 16½”), Folio CXIX, contains seven woodcuts by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwulf and their apprentices including Albrecht Durer. The woodcuts on this leaf include Maximinus, Gordianus, Philp the father, Philipp the son, Decius, Pontion the martyr, and the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus. It also includes a long list of martyrs who suffered horrible deaths.

. Very good. Item #010258

THIS LEAF WILL BE SHIPPED SAFELY ROLLED IN A MAILING TUBE..

Price: $200.00