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Schedel, Hartmann
LIBER CHRONICARUM. NUREMBERG: ANTON KOBERGER, FOR SEBALD SCHREYER AND SEBASTIAN KAMMERMEISTER, 12 JULY 1493
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 65,000 GBP
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Schedel, Hartmann
LIBER CHRONICARUM. NUREMBERG: ANTON KOBERGER, FOR SEBALD SCHREYER AND SEBASTIAN KAMMERMEISTER, 12 JULY 1493
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 65,000 GBP
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Details & Cataloguing

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Schedel, Hartmann
LIBER CHRONICARUM. NUREMBERG: ANTON KOBERGER, FOR SEBALD SCHREYER AND SEBASTIAN KAMMERMEISTER, 12 JULY 1493
Imperial folio (470 x 322mm.), 325 leaves (of 326, without blank leaf at end of De Sarmacia) [*, **6 ***8; a6 b-d4 e-h6 i2 k4 l-n6 o2 p-q6 r-y4 z6 aa-cc6 dd2 ee6 ff4 gg-ii6 kk2 ll4 mm-zz A-K6 L6-2 M6], double column, gothic type, xylographic title-page, 4- to 14-line initial spaces, red initial strokes, numerous woodcut illustrations throughout by Wolgemuth, Pleydenwurff and workshop, including portraits, maps and town views, 5 leaves of De Sarmacia bound between folios CCLXVI and CCLXVII, contemporary wooden boards with later alum-tawed spine, lower cover with contemporary Cologne blind-stamped calf covering [Kyriss 96; Ihesus, c. 1487-1510], vellum manuscript fragments (from a choirbook, France, c. 1280) on inside covers, two catchplates, stubs of pink alum-tawed index tabs, occasional light damp-staining or browning, small stain on fol. 46, small section torn from lower margin of fol. 121, fol. 140 slightly torn, edges friable towards end, lower cover rubbed and defective, lacking both straps, spine defective
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Provenance

Graeflich von Mirbach'sche F.C. [Fideikommiss] Bibliothek zu Harff, bookplate, no. 1738, probably Ernst graf von Mirbach-Harff (1845-1901)

Literature

Goff S307; HC 14508; BMC ii 437; BSB-Ink S-195; Bod-inc S-108; GW M40784

Catalogue Note

A fine copy of Schedel's history of the world from the Creation to his own era.

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