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        Gesamtansicht ('Tryer').

      - Holzschnitt v. Hartmann Schedel aus Schedels Weltchronik: Das buch der Croniken. . b. Michael Wolgemut, Hanns Pleydenwurff u. Anton Koberger in Nürnberg, 1493, 19,5 x 23,5 Ganze Buchseite. - Deutsche Ausgabe! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Gesamtansicht ('Magdeburg').

      - kolorierter Holzschnitt v. Hartmann Schedel aus Schedels Weltchronik: Das buch der Croniken. . b. Michael Wolgemut, Hanns Pleydenwurff u. Anton Koberger in Nürnberg, 1493, 19,5 x 52 Ganze Buchseite - seltene deutsche Ausgabe! - Perfekter Zustand beidseitig koloriert! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Magdeburg. - Gesamtansicht. - Schedel. - "Madeburga".

      Nürnberg Anton Koberger 1493 - Historische Ortsansicht. Holzschnitt, 1493. 19,4 x 41,5 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 43 x 60 cm (Blatt). Aus: Hartmann Schedel, Liber chronicarum [Weltchronik]. Registrum huius operis libri cronicarum ac figuris et ymagibus ab inicio mundi (Nürnberg: Anton Koberger 1493). - Über der Darstellung betitelt. Oberhalb und verso lateinischer Rückentext. - Mittig Bugfalte, mehrfach hinterlegt. Im unteren Randbereich ebenfalls partiell hinterlegt. Einriss, Stockflecken, Knickspuren und altersbedingt verbräunt. Mäßig gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Constancia

      Nürnberg Koberger 1493 - "Constancia". Orig. Holzschnitt aus H. Schedels Liber Chronicarum. Bei Koberger in Nürnberg, 1493. Gesamtansicht von Konstanz am Bodensee (20,5:52,5 cm) mit Lat. Text darüber.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek]
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        Prag (Gesamtansicht).

      Nürnberg: Koberger 1493,. Holzschnitt 53 x 20 (auf dem vollen lat. Textblatt). Sehr gut erhalten.. * Rök 417; Imago Civitatis 48/9; auser 1198. Die älteste authentische Ansicht der Stadt, über der Darstellung ausführliche lat. Beschreibung. Die in der Schedelschen Weltchronik von 1493 enthaltenen Ansichten von Prag, Neiße und Breslau sind zugleich die ältesten gedruckten Ansichten von Städten der Krone Böhmen. Anton Koberger führte in Nürnberg die damals bedeutendste Druckerei Europas. Wenige Jahre nach der Herausgabe der Schedelschen Weltchronik (des am reichsten illustrierten Buchunternehmens der Inkunabelzeit, an dem auch der junge Albrecht Dürer mitwirkte), im Jahre 1509, verfügte Kobergers Offizin über 24 Druckpressen, und er beschäftigte rd. 100 Arbeiter (vgl. Landau/Parshall: The Renaissance Print 1470-1550). The oldest printed view of Prag (Czech: Praha), the most correct depiction of the time, printed fot the Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel; on the full double leaf with Latin description of the city of Prag, the capital of Bohemia.

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        Four full-page woodcut leaves from the "Liber chronicarum" (Nuremberg Chronicle)

      Anton Koberger, Nuremberg 1493 - Four illustrated leaves, uncolored (one mounted). 1) One leaf from chapter "Tercia etas mundi" (fol. XXVII) depicting in woodcuts the lineage of Christ (Linea Christi) and the Kings of Egypt (Reges Egipti) and vignette of Joseph interpreting dreams before the Pharaoh. On verso, kings and lineage continued and a vignette of an imaginary view of Athens or Minerva. The earliest obtainable view of this period. Three leaves from chapter "Sexta etas mundi" 2) (fol. CV) depicting authors, Seneca, Lucanus, Persius, and the martyrdom of Apostle Philip. On verso, bust portraits of the Popes Linus, Anacletus, and Appollinaris and the martyrdom of Apostle Bartholomew. 3) (fol. CXL) bust portrait of Euthices hereticus and right portion of view of Strassburg. On verso, bust portraits of Popes Simplicius, Felix, Helasius, Anastasius and bishops, Mamercus and Remigius. 4) Mounted (fol. CCLIII). Verso only visible, circumcision of Simon the Sellig child of Trent. One of the most anti-semitic illustrations of the entire book, Simon of Trent was at the center of a suspicious kidnapping case where the Jewish community of Trent was subsequently severely punished. The woodblock engravers of the famous ‘Liber chronicarum’ were Michael Wolgemut, the famed teacher of Albrecht Dürer, and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Recent scholarship has shown that Albrecht Dürer may also have collaborated on this work given his associations, and since some of the cuts bear a remarkably close resemblance to the Apocalypse illustrations. The printing was carried out under the supervision of the great scholar-printer Anton Koberger, whose press was famous throughout Europe. While it is purported that these leaves are all from the same editions they may have come from different disbound copies. Still, an opportunity to own the illustrated pages of this most famous world chronicle. (Size: 18 x 13 in.) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        1493 NISSA Nysa Neisse Neiße Poland Liber Chronicarum Nürnberg Polska Schedel

      Tratto da: "Liber Chronicarum"Autore: Hartmann SchedelIllustratore: Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm PleydenwurffEditore: Anton Koberger - NürnbergEpoca: 1493Tecnica: xilografiaDimensioni: 620 mm x 454 mm (foglio), 519 mm x 200 mm (stampa) Condizioni: buone, ripiegata in 2, solito restauro causato dalla cucitura centrale diretta per mancanza della braghetta

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        ?The Dance of the Deat? (La danza della morte, Imago Mortis).

      Norimberga, 1493. Dal ?Liber Chronicarum Nurembergensi?, xilografia in b / n, cm 31 x 47,5 (il foglio), testo in latino. La monumentale opera dello Schedel, il "Liber Cronicarum", rappresenta uno ?dei più straordinari lavori mai realizzati? dall?editoria del XV secolo. Gli incisori erano Michael Wolgemut, famoso maestro di Albrecht Dürer, e il figliastro Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Wolgemut fu il tutore di Albrecht Dürer tra il 1486 e il 1490; recenti studi hanno dimostrato come Durer abbia collaborato alla realizzazione di quest?opera, poiché alcuni dei tratti hanno somiglianze stupefacenti con quelli dell?Apocalisse; alcune opere sono infatti attribuite al maestro di Norimberga e l' ?Imago Mortis?, è una tra queste. La stampa venne supervisionata dal grande stampatore Anton Koberger, le cui opere erano famose in tutta Europa. La prima edizione, in latino, fu stampata a Norimberga il 12 luglio del 1493, la seconda edizione, con testo in tedesco, fu stampata sempre a Norimberga nel dicembre dello stesso anno. Un?altra versione, in edizione ridotta, fu pubblicata in Augsburg nel 1496 da Johann Schonsperger. Mentre nelle edizioni veneziane della cronaca del Foresti il rapporto tra editore e illustratore, e tra testo e immagine configura la dominanza del primo termine, nella cronaca di Norimberga i ruoli tendono a rovesciarsi. È Michael Wolgemut, designatore, pittore e incisore, erede della bottega di Hans Pleydenwurff e maestro di disegno silografico del giovane Durer, che in società col figliastro Wilhem Pleydenwurff si procura i finanziamenti, coopta l?importante tipografo Anton Koberger, e alla testa di un buon gruppo di collaboratori produce circa seicentocinquanta silografie, per un totale di milleottocentonove illustrazioni che costituiscono il fondamento editoriale dell?opera. Il testo è affidato al dotto medico e umanista norimberghese Hartamann Schedel, già studente a Padova, il cui nome non compare né in incipit né in colophon. L?ingente corpus grafico è assai disomogeneo per stile del disegno e peripezia d?intaglio, ma nel suo complesso fornisce ?una nuova espressione delle possibilità espressive e rappresentative della tecnica silografica? (E. Panofsky). Se le silografie veneziane che illustrano il Foresti sono di piccolo formato, di stile squisitamente grafico e tendenti alla stilizzazione decorativa, le vedute disegnate dal Wolgemut sono al contrario di stile pittorico, di dimensioni medio - grandi, ricche di modellato e complicate di arditi scorci prospettici. Di circa centotrentaquattro scenari urbani solo una trentina è più o meno verosimile, e di quelle italiane solo Roma, Firenze, Venezia e Genova; i restanti tre quarti sono figure arbitrarie, come Pisa, Ravenna, o l'inglese Towered Town, ?metafisico? assemblaggio di moduli architettonico - urbanistici e paesaggistici estratti dal formulario di un tedesco; strutture fortificate a sezione prevalentemente cilindrica, con torrini a sbalzo, caditoie e casematte, edifici con facciata a dentelli, tetti spioventi con abbaini, multipli addossati a schiera, una visione iconografica del tutto scollata dal testo dello Schedel che invece si attiene diligentemente alla cronaca del Foresti. Rara rappresentazione tardo quattrocentesca della morte, una delle più rare e curiose di questo tema, per assurdo ?viva? espressione di una danza divertita: tre scheletri danzanti, accompagnati da uno sulla sinistra del foglio che suona una sorta di flauto, mentre in basso, un quinto sbuca da una tomba; curioso il particolare dello scheletro sulla destra, l'unico con i capelli lunghi, i quali discendono lungo la schiena e sembrano risbucare dal ventre. Esemplare abilmente restaurato per abrasioni e visibili tracce di umido, leggermente rifilato ai margini laterali, nell'insieme discretamente conservato.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Botteghina D'arte G]
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        Autograph Manuscript leaf from the The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, [inserted in:] The Alhambra. Author's Autograph Edition (2 vols., G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895)

      Pen and ink on paper, 22 lines. 1 vols. 12mo; books 8vo. Manuscript with short split at top right corner, affecting one letter; old repair across middle of leaf. Clean and legible. Books bound in half brown morocco and marbled boards (Author's Autograph Edition, No. 404 of 500 sets). Spines slightly toned. 'two aspiring demagogues, ambitious of the command of a petty fortress' Manuscript leaf from the The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, the passage in chapter XVIII describing the fate of the Fortress of La Navidad (1493). The section begins: "Such is the story of the first European establishment in the New World. It presents in a diminutive compass an epitome of the gross vices which degrade civilization, and the grand political errors which sometimes subvert the mightiest empires. All law and order were relaxed by licentiousness; public good was sacrificed to private interest and passion; the community was convulsed by divers factions ..." The present manuscript (numbered 21?) continues Irving's indictment of those left in charge of the settlement: "until the whole body politic was shaken asunder by two aspiring demagogues, ambitious of the command of a petty fortress in a wilderness, and the supreme control of eight and thirty men. "This account of the catastrophe of the fortress satisfied Columbus of the good faith of Guacanagari; but circumstances concurred to keep alive the suspicions entertained of him by the Spaniards. Columbus paid a visit to the chieftain, whom he found in a neighboring village, suffering apparently from a bruise which he had received in the leg, from a stone. Several of his subjects, also, exhibited recent wounds, which had evidently been made by Indian weapons. The cacique was greatly agitated at seeing Columbus, and deplored with tears the misfortunes of the garrison. At the request of the Admiral, his leg was examined by a Spanish surgeon, but no sign of a wound was to be seen, though he shrunk with pain whenever the leg was touched. As some time had elapsed [...]".

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        DECHE DI TITO LIVIO Vulgare Historiate

      Venetia, per Zouane Vercellese ad instancia del nobile Ser Luca antonio zonta Fiorentino, Febraio 11 1493.. EARLY EDITION 1493, imprint and date from colophon on P7v, Italian text, folio in eights, approximately 300 x 205 mm, 12 x 8¼ inches, printed in roman in 2 columns, LACKING TITLE PAGE (blank apart from 2 line title), present are 17 of 18 prelim leaves (unsigned, final prelim is a blank), 364 leaves, not paginated, signatures: a-o8, p10, aa-oo8, pp10, A-P8 (-P8 listing the register with the red florentine lily beneath), in 3 parts each with the first page of text pictorially decorated with a border derived from the printer's Bible of 15 October 1490, the author is depicted in a semicircle at the top, and beneath him a large woodcut depicting on a1r a battle, on aa1r the oath of Hannibal, and on A1r 2 different scenes: on the left ambassadors of King Ptolemy VI before the Roman Senate, on the right one of the envoys gives an account of his mission to the King, 420 fascinating vignettes in the text, approximately 75 x 58 mm, 3 x 2¼ inches, some unsigned, others with various signatures, only those signed "F" and those of the same size as those with "F" are published here for the first time, the rest are from the already mentioned Bible, many are repeated, many decorated and historiated initials. Bound in plain vellum, rebacked in calf long ago with raised bands and gilt floral decoration in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label. Vellum lightly soiled, spine slightly damaged and slightly chipped where it is pasted to the sides, slightly worn at head and tail with small chips to leather and a few small worm holes, endpapers replaced at sometime, 2 small holes in first endpaper, 4 lines of manuscript notes and some worming to front pastedown, first page of Table slightly dusty, small paper repair to top corner of all prelims and text to ciii, no loss, all but the last 6 prelim leaves very lightly stained in the margins, in a few places just extending to text with no loss, joint between 2 prelim leaves repaired at some time with gummed strip now browned, margins of the three pictorial first pages slightly trimmed, very slight loss to image of that on a1, a1 strengthened on reverse with paper strip with tiny loss to frame at top and lower outer corners, tiny portion of shield at lower edge inked neatly in, several repairs to inner margins, some thumbing to lower corners, neat paper strip strengthening to margins of 6 leaves, 5 neat marginal notes, occasional light stains, mostly to margins, tiny burn hole to ciiii with loss of a couple of letters, a few pages lightly age-browned, 2 large closed tears repaired neatly with old clear gummed strip now browned but all stll legible, (cc4 & 6), a little early scribble in 1 margin, a worm track starts small in text at inner edge on B1 persisting and increasing to Diii and with loss of circa 8 words, repair to top of P1 affecting 5 lines of text, all easily legible, running title expertly hand lettered. A good copy with text complete, lacking title page and final Register page as noted. The vignettes show battles, castles, cavalry, many ships and sea battles, executions, torture, Hannibal and elephants. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [Istanbul, Constantinople]

      Nürnberg, Anton Koberger, 1493. 23,8 : 22,9 cm.. Aus "Liber chronicarum". - Dekorativ Inkunabelblatt in Folio-Format von Istanbul während des Gewitters am 12. Juli 1490 aus der lateinischen Ausgabe von Hartmann Schedels berühmter Nürnberger Weltchronik, gedruckt 1493, dem Jahr als Kolumbus nach Europa zurückkehrte nachdem er Amerika entdeckt hatte. Der kleine Holzschnitt darunter zeigt einen Kometen welcher am 7. November 1492 in der Nähe von Ensisheim im Elsass niederging. Blattnummer CCLVII. Die Holzschneider der Illustrationen der Schedelschen Weltchronik waren Michael Wolgemut und sein Stiefsohn Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Albrecht Dürer war zwischen 1486 und 1490 in Wohlgemuts Werkstatt zur Lehre, womit der damals noch junge Dürer höchstwahrscheinlich an den Holzschneidearbeiten beteiligt war, da einige seiner Illustrationen zur Apocalypse eine bemerkenswerte Ähnlichkeit aufweisen. - Papierergänzung in der linken oberen Ecke ausserhalb der Darstellung. Kleines Wurmloch im Rand. - Decorative incunable leaf in folio showing Istanbul (Constantinople) duringthe lightning strike on July 12, 1490 by Hartmann Schedel. From the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle in Latin edition published in 1493, the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America. The small woodcut below shows the fall of a comet on November 7, 1492 near Ensisheim in the Alsace. Leaf number CCLVII. The woodblock cutters were Michael Wolgemut, the well-known teacher of Albrecht Dürer, and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Wohlgemut was Albrecht Dürer's tutor between 1486-90. Since the young Dürer was active in Wohlgemut's printer shop during the time the woodblock for the Nuremberg Chronicle have produced, he may also have collaborated, since some of the cuts bear a remarkably close resemblance to his Apocalypse illustrations. - Upper right corner outside of the printed area torn off and restored. Small wormhole in margin.

      [Bookseller: Götzfried Antique Maps]
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        BAMBERGA. MONS MONACHORUM".

      1493 - Holzschnitt aus Schedel, Nürnberg 1493, koloriert und rubriziert. Bildgröße 23 x 54 cm, Blattgröße 42 x 59 cm. Fingerfleckig. Bug hinterlegt. Alt hinterlegter Einriss unten Mitte. Prachtvolle Ansicht aus der deutschen Ausgabe der berühmten Weltchronik von Hartmann Schedel, welche am 23. Dezember 1493 erschien. Verso zwölf kleine Holzschnitte, ebenfalls koloriert. Fingerfleckig. Bug hinterlegt. Alt hinterlegter Einriss unten Mitte.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        "BAMBERGA. MONS MONACHORUM".

      1493. Holzschnitt aus Schedel, Nürnberg 1493, koloriert und rubriziert. Bildgröße 23 x 54 cm, Blattgröße 42 x 59 cm. Fingerfleckig. Bug hinterlegt. Alt hinterlegter Einriss unten Mitte.. Prachtvolle Ansicht aus der deutschen Ausgabe der berühmten Weltchronik von Hartmann Schedel, welche am 23. Dezember 1493 erschien. Verso zwölf kleine Holzschnitte, ebenfalls koloriert.

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        Das ander alter der Werlt

      Nuremberg, Koberger, 1493. The World. "Das ander alter der Werlt". Orig. woodcut. H. Schedel after C. Ptolemy's map of the Ancient World. Published in Nuremberg by A. Koberger, 1493. With decorative border with 12 windheads, figures of Ham, Shem and Japhet in the corners and 7 mythological creatures to the left of the map. 38:51,5 cm (15 x 20 1/4 inch.).. Shirley: The Mapping of the World, map 19. - Whole doublepage, with a Ptolemaic world map, from H. Schedel's Das Buch der Chroniken und Geschichten (German edition of Liber Chronicarum). - The title at the top almost entirely cut off, upper left corner torn (ca. 1,5:4,5 cm affecting the picture) and professionally restored and retouched, as well as some minor cracks in the centerfold.

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        Mariale [with additions by] Domenico Ponzoni [and] Officium et Missa Immaculatae Conceptionis BMV.

      Leonardus Pachel, 1493, Leather, Book Condition: Very Good ConditionSize: 13cm x 19cm, 21 May 1493. Modern blindruled calf over original wood (rubbed, catch & clasp gone), spine on 3 raised bands, [388] ff., 58 ll. (single line letterpress title cut out and mounted, marg. staining). Good complete copy. First complete edition of a collection of 63 sermons on the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin by the Franciscan preacher B. de Busti (d. 1513), a pupil of Michael de Carcano. Small woodcut ills (often repeated). Decorative woodcut initials. Woodcut printer's mark at end. Printed in gothic type in 2 cols. Ownership entry on A2r. Some ms. notes. Ref. ISTC ib01333000. GW 5804. Goff B-1333. Polain 2613 (1). IDL 1089 (1). Not in BSB M?nchen, Livre

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        Liber Chronicarum (Single leaf)

      Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, Nuremberg 1493 - Title: "De regno polonie et eius initio." This is an original uncolored woodcut depicting the Kingdom of Poland from the Latin issue of Liber Chronicarum (or Nuremberg Chronicle) by Hartman Schedel (1440-1514). Maybe the earliest printed map of Poland. "De regno polonie et eius initio" made with great fantasy. Showing townviews, waterways, buildings, ships etc. This chronicle was the most extensively illustrated book of the 15th century and a milestone in printing history. It contained hundreds of illustrations, ranging from portraits and Biblical scenes to human monstrosities. But it is for the town views, often the earliest views of the cities depicted, that the Chronicle is best known today. Just a couple of small marginal stains; some red underlining; margins and edges very nice. Overall, very good. Size: (HxW) (including margins): 15.5 x 10.8 inches / 40 x 27 cm Aritists: Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff Source: SCHEDEL, Hartmann. Liber Chronicarum. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493.

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        Gaietanus super libros de anima

      Impensis Octaviani Scoti civis madoetensis per Bonetum Locatellum bergomensem decimo Kal. Januarias 1493 CAIETANUS DE THIENIS. Gaietanus super libros de anima. Eiusdem Questiones de sensu agente: et de sensibilibus communibus: ac de intellectu. Item DE substantia orbis Joannis de Gandavo cum questionibus eiusdem. (Colophon:) (Venetiis) impensis Octaviani Scoti civis madoetensis per Bonetum Locatellum bergomensem decimo Kal. Januarias 1493. In - folio, pergamena recente uso antico. (2), 112, (2) ff. (l' ultimo bianco). Carattere gotico, grandi iniziali a stampa. Esemplare ben conservato, a parte lievi aloni di umidità nelle ultime carte. Rara edizione. Hain, 15504. Pellechet, 4942. I.G.I., 2341. Klebs, 425.4. Manca al B.M.C. e al Goff.

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        Liber Chronicarum

      Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 12 July, 1493. Imperial folio (433 × 302 mm), 323 leaves (of 326; without first and last blank, and leaf CCLXI which is blank except for the printed headline and folio number). Seventeenth-century Italian mottled calf, rebacked with original spine laid down, spine divided in seven compartments by raised bands, gilt lettered in second, others gilt with a wide decorative roll enclosed by a smaller roll, sides with decorative roll border, marbled endpapers, edges decoratively sprinkled in red and blue. 63 lines plus headline, Gothic letter, xylographic title-page, 645 woodcut illustrations by Pleydenwurff and Wohlgemuth repeated to a total of 1,809, some full-page, others double-page, including a double-page map of the world and double-page map of Europe. From the library of the Trappist monastery of Buonsollazzo in Tuscany, part of the Italian Congregation of St Bernard, with ink ownership inscriptions to first page of text (fol. 1r) at foot, one of the intermediate blank leaves (fol. CCLVIIII), and at foot of fol. CCLXVI, the latter inscription dated 1618; very occasional minor ink marginalia, a few capitals supplied in black ink in what appears to be a 17th-century Italian hand. Some skilful leather repairs, the xylographic title skilfully extended at outer and lower margin, a little thumb-soiling to the lower outer corners, a few minor marks or stains, a very good copy, the paper generally strong and fresh. First edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, the most extensively illustrated book of the 15th century, a universally acknowledged masterpiece of complex design. Compiled by the Nuremberg doctor, humanist and bibliophile Hartmann Schedel (1440–1514), the text is a year-by-year account of notable events in world history from the Creation to the year of publication, including the invention of printing at Mainz, the exploration of the Atlantic and of Africa, as well as references to the game of chess and to medical curiosities, including what is believed to be the first depiction of Siamese twins. The book is especially famed for its series of over 1,800 woodcuts depicting religious subjects from the Old and New Testaments, classical and medieval history, and a large series of city views (including Augsburg, Bamberg, Basel, Cologne, Nuremberg, Rome, Ulm and Vienna), as well as a double-page map of Europe including the British Isles, Iceland and Scandinavia, and a Ptolemaic world map apparently sourced from the frontispiece of Pomponius Mela's Cosmographia (Venice, Ratdolt, 1488). The work was carefully planned, with manuscript Examplar volumes being made for both the Latin and the German text version that followed closely afterwards: the sketches in these confirm the active involvement in the project of the young Albrecht Dürer, then just completing his apprenticeship in Pleydenwurff and Wohlgemuth's workshop. Wilson, The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle (1976), approves Dr Peter Zahn's count of probably 1,500 Latin copies printed.

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        Gaietanus super libros de anima. Eiusdem Questiones de sensu agente: et de sensibilibus communibus: ac de Gandavo cum questionibus eiusdem. (Colophon:)

      impensis Octaviani Scoti civis madoetensis per Bonetum Locatellum bergomensem decimo Kal. Januarias, Venetiis 1493 - CAIETANUS DE THIENIS. Gaietanus super libros de anima. Eiusdem Questiones de sensu agente: et de sensibilibus communibus: ac de intellectu. Item DE substantia orbis Joannis de Gandavo cum questionibus eiusdem. (Colophon:) (Venetiis) impensis Octaviani Scoti civis madoetensis per Bonetum Locatellum bergomensem decimo Kal. Januarias 1493. In-folio, pergamena recente uso antico. (2), 112, (2) ff. (l' ultimo bianco). Carattere gotico, grandi iniziali a stampa. Esemplare ben conservato, a parte lievi aloni di umidità nelle ultime carte. Rara edizione. Hain, 15504. Pellechet, 4942. I.G.I., 2341. Klebs, 425.4. Manca al B.M.C. e al Goff. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Martirio di San Simone.

      A. Koberger, Norimberga. 1493 - Stampa quattrocentesca raffigurante il martirio del Simonino, tratta dalla celebre opera "De temporibus mundi" di Hartman Schedel, meglio nota come le "Cronache di Norimberga". L’autore Michael Wolgemut (1434-1519) aveva acquisito la bottega di Hans Pleydenwurff sposandone la vedova e collaborava con il figliastro Wilhelm, ma è noto soprattutto in relazione al grande Dürer, che aveva studiato presso di lui. Il foglio comprende la stampa e il testo in latino. In cornice. Formato: Xilografia di dimensioni 36,5x25 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        NUREMBERG CHRONICLE OR CHRONICLE OF THE WORLD

      Wohlgemut & Pleydenwurff, Nuremberg 1493 - Schedel Hartmann Llber Chronicarumum Fol. CClXII & CCLIII from the Latin edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle. L'arrivée de l'Antéchrist ~ Très rares gravures pleine page in-fol sur bois de l'Apocalypse accompagnée d'une description, par Michael Wohlgemuth Maître de Dürer et son beau-fils Wilhelm Pleydenwurff dans le "Liber chronicarum cum figuris & ymaginibus ab inicio Mundi d'Hartman Schedel du 12 juillet 1493 ; La plus belle et extraordinaire planche de ce monument iconographique reprise dans tant dans l'esprit que dans la lettre par Dürer qui gravera à nouveau quelques années plus tard dans son " Apocalipsis cum figuris ", de 1496 à 1498, Dürer, qui n'a que 27 ans, traverse une phase mystique. Comme ses contemporains, le jeune artiste de Nuremberg est habité par la foi tourmentée qui précède et annonce la Réforme. Cette foi exaltée est encore accentuée par le fait que l'an 1500 est proche, et que certains croient en l'imminence de la fin du monde¿ [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Liber cronicarum cum figuris et ymaginibus

      Nuremberg: Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer, 1493. First edition and an outstanding copy of the first illustrated encyclopedia published at the dawn of the discovery period. As a comprehensive contemporary picture of geographical and historical knowledge, the “Nuremberg Chronicle” as it is called, offers nothing less than a history of the world, and, in its own fashion, expanded the barriers of local cities and states just as the transatlantic voyages expanded the boundaries of the world. As a representative picture of 15th- century geographical and historical knowledge, the work is unsurpassed among incunables, in which books of a religious and liturgical nature predominate. A milestone in the history of printing as well, it contains more illustrations than had ever appeared in a printed book, and as a technical challenge of incunable book production, was superseded only by the first printed book, Gutenberg’s Bible, also published in Nuremberg. The magnificent woodcut views (of which 31 are double-page) are in most cases the first printed views of the cities and towns they depict, and offer a representative view of how 15th- century readers pictured places they would most likely never visit. Many, such as the important double-page view of Jerusalem, were based on the most up-to-date reports of travellers (usually merchants). The colophon credits the artists Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff for their contribution, a detail with fascinating implication, since Albrecht Dürer was at this time an apprentice in their workshop. The work’s author, Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514) was a physician and an important humanist and book collector, whose outstanding library provided much of the research materials for the work. (Schedel’s private library is “today among the most precious collections of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in Munich, Germany”.) The original publisher’s contract for the work is extant, providing a revealing window on the complicated production of this enormous project (see further A. Wilson, The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle). A German edition followed later the same year. *Goff S-307; Hain Copinger 14508; BMC II.437; Schreiber 5203; Adrian Wilson, The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle (1976).. Imperial folio, [432 x 302 mm.], (20), 299, (1) ff., 2 blanks, (5) ff., 1 blank (including Sarmatian supplement (quire 55) misbound at end). Text in 2 columns, 64 lines, in a rotunda type expressly designed for it. 1809 woodcut illustrations from 645 blocks, of which 31 are double-page; spaces left blank for larger initials. Bound in 17th-century red gold-tooled goatskin (Venetian?), sides panelled and with fan ornament at center and corners, flat spine similarly decorated, gilt edges; repairs at spine and corners, small wormholes at bottom edge of boards; some minor rubbing. Ownership inscription of W.A. Foyle on front end pastedown. Handwritten Latin title-page inserted before printed xylographic title, illegible annotation on title. Discrete mend on t-p; minor repairs to several leaves at margin and gutter; small stain in world map; light dampstain, heavier towards end, some browning, fingersoiling and occasional spotting throughout. Generally a large and very attractive copy.

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        LA DIVINA COMEDIA, [CON LA VITA DI DANTE E IL COMMENTO DI CRISTOFORO LANDINO]

      Venezia: Matteo di Codecha du Parma, 29 November, 1493. RARE ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF THE COMMEDIA PRINTED IN VENICE, ONLY THE THIRD EDITION OF THE DANTE WITH THESE ILLUSTRATIONS AND ICONOGRAPHY which were previously printed in two editions of 1491. This is the most uncommon of the primary printings, 1491, 1493 and 1497. Illustrated with 4 splendid full-page pictorial engravings (one repeated) and with 97 engraved pictorial vignettes throughout the body of the text. Folio (305 by 210 mm), in fine 17th century full calf, richly blind tooled on the boards in geometric pattern. ff. 309. (10), I-CCXCIX, (1), quire X with seven leaves as is normal (the text is complete), pp. A very handsome and pleasing copy, tall and wonderfully preserved, a few leaves with wormholes neatly restored. THE VERY RARE 1493 VENETIAN ILLUSTRATED EDITION AND THE SCARCEST TO USE THESE PLATES AND ENGRAVINGS.<br> The highly important commentary throughout of Christoforo Landino who was a member of the literary circle which surrounded Lorenzo de&#39; Medici is of great importance. This commentary continues to be reprinted and affixed to editions of THE DIVINE COMEDY even up to the present day.<br> &#147;Dante&#146;s theme, the greatest yet attempted in poetry, was to explain and justify the Christian cosmos through the allegory of a pilgrimage. To him comes Virgil, the symbol of philosophy, to guide him through the two lower realms of the next world, which are divided according to the classifications of the &#145;Ethics&#146; of Aristotle. Hell is seen as an inverted cone with its point where lies Lucifer fixed in ice at the centre of the world, and the pilgrimage from it is a climb to the foot of and then up the Purgatorial Mountain. Along the way Dante passes Popes, Kings and Emperors, poets, warriors and citizens of Florence, expiating the sins of their life on earth. On the summit is the Earthly Paradise where Beatrice meets them and Virgil departs. Dante is now led through the various spheres of heaven, and the poem ends with a vision of the Deity. The audacity of his theme, the success of its treatment, the beauty and majesty of his verse, have ensured that his poem never lost its reputation. The picture of divine justice is entirely unclouded by Dante&#146;s own political prejudices, and his language never falls short of what he describes.&#148; PMM <br> These very early printings of the COMMEDIA are rare and precious. Such rare Venetian printings as this of 1493 were printed in a very small numbers and are seldom encountered.

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        "Augusta". Gesamtansicht.

      . Altkolorierter Holzschnitt aus Schedel, "Weltchronik", 1493, Ansicht 20 x 52 cm.. Auf der vollen Doppelseite der lateinischen Ausgabe.

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        Erfordia.

      Nürnberg, Koberger, 1493.. Lateinische Ausgabe. Kolorierter Holzschnitt. 22,5 x 52,5.. Deutsche Inkunabel. Älteste Ansicht der Stadt Erfurt! Hartmann Schedel (*1440 Nürnberg - 1514), Autor und Verleger der Weltchronik "Liber chronicarum". Herrmann, 428/ 1.

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        "Monacum." Kolorierter Holzschnitt aus der Schedelschen Weltchronik. Bei Koberger, Nürnberg. Lateinische Ausgabe. 1493. 20:52,5 cm. Auf dem vollen Doppelblatt (44,5:62,5 cm). - Querverlaufende Knickfalte im Textbereich über der Darstellung und Papierquetschfalte unten. Spuren eines Wasserflecks am oberen Blattrand und minimal lichtrandig. Ansonsten sehr schönes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar, ohne die üblichen Läsuren im Bug und in sorgfältigem Kolorit.

      Nürnberg: Koberger, 1493. Die früheste gedruckte Darstellung der Stadt. Über die Isar geht der Blick auf die authentische Ansicht der Stadt, mit St. Jakob, St. Peter, dem Alten Rathaus, der Franziskanerkirche sowie der Frauenkirche als markante Punkte..

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        "Magdeburga". Gesamtansicht.

      . Altkol. Holzschnitt aus Schedel, "Weltchronik", 1493, 19,5 x 52 cm.. Auf der vollen Doppelseite der lateinischen Ausgabe. Rückseitig altkolorierte Porträts. - Wohl erhaltenes Blatt mit breitem Rand.

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        Observations pratiques sur les maladies vénérienne

      - Manuscrit in-12 broché, 36pp. 18e siécle. Très intéressant manuscrit, rempli d'observations originales. L'auteur examine notamment la question de l'origine américaine de la syphilis en confrontant Astruc, le Dr. Sanchez, les textes de Job et les fameux statuts de la reine Jeanne. Bien que le corps médeical de son temps se rallie à l'opinion affirmative d'Astruc, il conclut à dire que la syphilis existait en Europe avant le premier voyage de Colomb aux Îles Caraïbes en 1493. Cette thèse s'oppose à la théorie qui sera reprise en 1847 par Yvaren dans son édition critique de Fracastor. Broché à la suite un manuscrit de 40 ff. sur les " Différentes Parties du corps humain", intéressant en ce qu'il exprime une philosophie matérialiste absolue. Sous couverture d'attente muette. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Gesamtans., "Praga".

      . Holzschnitt ( v. 2 Platten gedruckt ) aus Schedels Weltchronik ( lat. Ausgabe ), 1493, 19 x 52,5. Fauser, Nr. 11198. - Die erste gedruckte Ansicht von Prag. Hier vorliegend mit den ganzen Textseiten.

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        Gesamtans., "Constantinopel".

      . Holzschnitt ( v. 2 Platten gedruckt ) aus Schedels Weltchronik, 1493, 39 x 52 Ansicht (23,5 x 52 ). Aus der lateinische Ausgabe der Chronik von Schedel ( = 1. Ausgabe ).

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        "BAMBERGA." Kolorierter Holzschnitt aus der Schedelschen Weltchronik. Bei Koberger, Nürnberg. Deutsche Ausgabe. 1493. 38:54 cm. - Die üblichen Läsuren im Bug hinterlegt und einige geringe Verfärbungen dortselbst.

      Nürnberg: Koberger, 1493. Fauser 1018. - Heller 151. - Die früheste gedruckte Ansicht von Bamberg, mit einigen kolorierten Porträts auf der Rückseite..

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        Nuremberga.

      1493 - Nuremberg, Anton Kolberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 350 x 530mm. Centerfold restored, as usual.

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        Four Dancing Couples and Two Musicians

      Wolgemut, Michael. [Four Dancing Couples and Two Musicians]. (One page from Liber Chronicarum, Nuremberg, 1493). Woodcut on paper with text. Good condition. Image size 5" x 6 1/2", page size 17" x 11 1/2". Ink notes in a 16th century hand. One of the earliest pictures of a dance from a printed book (Sowell). Art of Terpsichore, #101. This woodcut depicts four stately dancing couples in formal courtly attire of the early Renaissance: the men are to the left of the women and appearing in tights and tunics; the women wear long trailing dresses. Both the male musicians who play a flute and a drum and the dancing couples wear identical shoes that are flat heeled, long and pointed.

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        Monacum

      Nürnberg ca. 1493. Darstellung der Stadt München, erste erschienene Holzschnittdarstellung der Bayrischen Landeshauptstadt, Rückseite zeigt die Portraits von Königen, altkoloriert, Holzschnitt, 37,5 x 53. Zustand: Falz fachmänisch restauriert, Rand oben fachmänisch ergänzt

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        Novum Psalterium Beatae Virginis Mariae

      Zinna: Press of the Cistercian Monastery [with the type of Konrad Kachelofen, about 1493; not after, 1496]. Zinna: Press of the Cistercian Monastery [with the type of Konrad Kachelofen, about 1493; not after, 1496]. Quarto (216 × 155 mm). Contemporary Italian blindstamped brown morocco over wooden boards (perhaps a remboîtage), covers with large panel of knotwork lozenges within a border of a repeated rectangular flower tool, smaller flower tool repeated as outer border, brass clasps with the leather renewed, rebacked. Housed in a brown cloth folding case. Complete: 116 leaves, unfoliated, with signatures, 40 lines, gothic letter, spaces for capital initials, some with guide letters, full-page woodcuts of the Virgin and Child in glory and of Frederick III on recto and verso of first leaf, each repeated at fols. 82 verso and 87 recto, 167 smaller woodcuts, 166 of them within pictorial woodcut panel borders, 3 leaves of text and the small woodcut on fol. 83 recto within broad swirling woodcut floral borders, a 13-line woodcut acanthus initial on fol. 2 recto, repeated on fol. 5 recto. From the library of Eric Sexton, with his bookplate (his sale, Christie's New York, 1981, lot 209). Spine with slight restoration, corners slightly dampstained, most visible at end, 2 ff. in quire 2A apparently misbound, B1 rehinged, tiny stain touching woodcuts on D1?4, a few fore-edges or upper margins with short tears, just touching borders in a few cases, some carefully repaired, some slight soiling or browning to a few leaves only. An excellent copy with good margins, the superb illustrations in strong dark impressions. First and only edition of this fine uncoloured woodcut book, the only book from this press, probably the most beautifully illustrated incunabulum ever printed in Germany, justly celebrated for its superb woodcut illustrations and borders. The book is notably rare, with a mere handful of complete copies appearing in commerce in the past 60 years and only two in auction records. This is the Sexton copy, which has been in a single private owner's hands since its purchase at auction in 1981. The Marienpsalter is the first book printed by the Cistercian order and the first in a series of books sponsored by the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian. According to the preface, the author's manuscript was conveyed to the imperial chancellery in 1489, but permission to print was only granted after Nitzschewitz, Imperial Chaplain (+1503), had presented his work to Emperor Frederick III and his son Maximilian in an audience in September 1492. The fact that the names of both are given here can be read as an act of homage and gratitude for the subsidy to the printing costs which had been asked for from Frederick, and then granted by his successor. Though the book was completed in 1492, it cannot have been printed before the end of 1493 since Maximilian is described in the preface as emperor; he succeeded his late father in August 1493. The Bodleian copy has a purchase date of 1496, which provides the terminus ad quem. The Cistercian monastery at Zinna is unlikely to have had its own press. The types of the book were previously in the possession of Konrad Kachelofen at Leipzig, so the book was either printed by him (perhaps during his absence from Leipzig in 1495?6) or with types borrowed from him late in 1493. (For more on the identity of the printer, see Geldner I p. 268 and Hühns.) Hühns attributes the sumptuous illustration of the work to two artists who seem to have been trained at the Magdeburg workshop and also worked for Simon Koch and Moritz Bardis. The work stems from the revival in 1475 of the old Rosenkranz Brüderschaft "Fraternis de Rosario" by Jakob Sprenger in Cologne, as signalled by the distinctive woodcut border of roses swirling around three sides of the rectos of fols. 2, 5, and 17 and around the small woodcut on fol. 83 recto. The "Fraternis de Rosario" hoped that the daily recital of prayers, which were mandatory for membership of the organisation, would protect against the growing power of the Turks. Sprenger (1436?1496) was also famous as co-author, with Heinrich Krämer (Institoris) of the Malleus Maleficarum, 1487, the notorious witch-hunters' manual.

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        Magdeburg. - Gesamtansicht. - Schedel. - "Madeburga".

      Nürnberg, Anton Koberger, 1493. Historische Ortsansicht. Holzschnitt, 1493. 19,4 x 41,5 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 43 x 60 cm (Blatt). Aus: Hartmann Schedel, Liber chronicarum [Weltchronik]. Registrum huius operis libri cronicarum ac figuris et ymagibus ab inicio mundi (Nürnberg: Anton Koberger 1493). - Über der Darstellung betitelt. Oberhalb und verso lateinischer Rückentext. - Mittig Bugfalte, mehrfach hinterlegt. Im unteren Randbereich ebenfalls partiell hinterlegt. Einriss, Stockflecken, Knickspuren und altersbedingt verbräunt. Mäßig gut erhalten..

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        VEDUTA DELLA CITTÀ DI COSTANTINOPOLI.

      NORIMBERGA, ANTON KOBERGER, 1493 (mm 403x 555 il foglio, mm 235 x 523 la veduta di Costantinopoli)Due fogli d'incunabolo con incisioni originali a silografia al recto e al verso. Nella parte superiore delle carte CXXIX / verso e CXXX / recto, testo in caratteri gotici e in lingua latina; nella metà inferiore delle stesse facciateampia veduta di Costantinopoli a silografia; sulle altre due facciate, testo gotico in lingua latina, corredato da 7 belle vignette silografate con immagini dell'imperatrice Elena, dei padri del Concilio di Nicea, dell'eresiarca Ario e di quattro imperatori. I fogli sono tratti da un celebre incunabolo, impresso a Norimberga nel 1493 nell'edizione originale con testo latino: nello stesso anno uscì anche l'impressione con testo in tedesco, tradotto da Georg Alt. La fama del volume è legata soprattutto al corredo illustrativo di oltre duemila silografie, alcune delle quali spettano al giovane Dürer. La magnifica veduta di Costantinopoli, come altre raffigurazioni di città presenti nel volume, unisce elementi convenzionali e di fantasia ad altri elementi topografici con riferimento alla realtà. Nell'immagine è posta in evidenza, con una didascalia, la chiesa di Santa Sofia; interessante è la raffigurazione di una nave in basso a sinstra. Esemplare in ottimo stato conservativo, fresco; contenuti restauri lungo la traccia di piegatura verticale al centro.

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        Corona beate Marie virginis.

      Strasbourg, [Georg Husner] 1493 - In-folio [277 x 198 mm]. Collation : (2), 83, (1) ff. Cartonnage papier marbré. (Reliure du XIXe.) Edition incunable rare de cet ouvrage de dévotion dont on ne connaît pas l'auteur. C'est la troisième de ce texte paru pour la première fois en 1483 et la seconde donnée par " l'imprimeur du Jordanus de Quedlinburg de 1483", que l'on identifie aujourd'hui comme Georg Husner. Cet important imprimeur de Strasbourg, dont on ne sait presque rien, a publié à partir de 1481-1482 et on lui attribue plus de 80 éditions au XVe siècle. Texte sur deux colonnes. Légère auréole d'humidité en fin d'ouvrage. Cachet d'une congrégation religieuse sur le premier feuillet. Bon exemplaire. Goff C-924. ISTC ic009240. BMC I, 143. GW 7574. Bohatta, Bibliographie des livres d'Heures p. 65, n°11. Third edition, the second by Georg Husner. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Parisius.

      Norimberga, 1493. Dal ?Liber Chronicarum Nurembergensi?, xilografia in b / n, cm 47,5 x 32,5 circa (il foglio), testo in latino. Al verso "Maguncia". Fioriture nella parte superiore del foglio, peraltro in buono stato di conservazione.

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        Lubeca. -

      [Nürnberg: Anton Koberger 1493]. 1 Doppelblatt, 39,2 x 54 cm (Blattmaß, quer); 20 x 50 cm (Bildmaß). Lübeck-Ansicht aus Schedels im Dezember 1493 erschienenen "Buch der Chroniken" (Bl. cclxv/cclxvi). Zweite gedruckte Lübeck-Ansicht überhaupt und erste gedruckte Lübeck-Ansicht von Osten. Zugleich der einzige zeitgenössische Druck, der das gotische Lübeck naturgetreu und im Detail zeigt. Über der Darstellung befindet sich die vollständige Bilderklärung in deutscher Sprache. - Sahlmann 1.2. - Voranmontiert: Blatt cclxiv mit der vollständigen Ansicht von Krakau (diese unten zu knapp beschnitten und im linken Bildfeld mit unschöner Fehlstelle. - Der Blattrand etwas angerändert und mit kleineren, sauberen Reparaturen. Minimal fleckig. Sonst und insgesamt gutes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar..

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        Gesamtans., "Monacum".

      . kol. Holzschnitt ( v. 2 Platten gedruckt ) aus Schedels Weltchronik, 1493, 20 x 53. Fauser,. 9248. - Die erste gedruckte Ansicht von München. Aus der deutschen Ausgabe. - Auch die Holzschnitte auf der Rückseite sind koloriert.

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        Decreta Patr[um] Sive Co[n]cor[dant]ia Discordantiu[m] Canonu[m]

      , 1493. 1493. 1493 Imprint of Gratian&#39;s Epoch-Making Decretals [Gratian the Canonist (c. 1090-c. 1160)]. [Johannes Teutonicus (or Zeneka) (d.1253), Glossator]. [Bartolomeo da Brescia (d.1258),Glossator]. Decreta Patr[um] Sive Co[n]cor[dant]ia Discordantiu[m] Canonu[m] Gratiani Auctoris Sive Co[m]pilatoris: Cu[m] Additionib[us] Bartholomei Brixiensis. [Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 30 November 1493]. 409 of 410 ff. Final leaf, a blank, lacking. Main text surrounded by linear gloss in parallel columns. Collation: a-r10, s12, t-z10, [et]10, A-D10, E6, F8, G10, H8, I-M10, N8, O10, P8, Q-S10. Folio (13-1/2" x 9-1/2"). Contemporary English paneled calf over beveled boards, later rebacking, corners mended, straps present, one clasp lacking, endpapers renewed. Rules and central lattice-patterned panels with blind-stamped mythical beasts to boards, later rabacking, raised bands, lettering piece and blind ornaments to spine. A few minor scuffs and some scratches and worm holes to boards, later bookplate to front pastedown. Printed throughout in red and black on 73-line Gothic type. Light toning, occasional spots or minor stains to text, some minor tears to margins, unobtrusive stab holes and occasional dampstaining, later repaired to verso of a1. Occasional annotations to margins in early hand, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplqate to front free endpaper. A handsome copy. * The Concordia Discordantia Canonum, or as it is better known, the Decretum Gratiani, is the cornerstone of modern canon law. The first work of its kind, it was compiled by Gratian, a Camaldolese monk, around 1140. Using the latest scholastic and juristic techniques from Bologna, he attempted to harmonize these disparate texts. Like the Corpus Juris Civilis in the study of the civil law, it became the basic text for the study of canon for many centuries. It is divided into three parts. The first contains 101 distinctiones dealing with sources and topics. The second contains 36 causae, which are subdivided into many quaestiones. Taken as a whole, the Decretum Gratiani addresses various aspects of church jurisdiction, offenses and legal proceedings, as well as administrative issues like baptism, feast days, confirmation and the cons

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        Liber Chronicarum

      Anton Koberger 12 July 1493 WITH CONTEMPORARY ANNOTATIONS IN ITS ORIGINAL BINDING FIRST EDITION. Large folio ff. (xx) 1-266 (vi) 267-299 (i), complete including blanks. Gothic letter, double column, 1809 splendid woodcut illustrations by Wohlgemut and Pleydenwurff from huge double-page city views to small head-and-shoulders portraits, in strong early impressions, fine double page map of Transalpine Europe at end. Large initials supplied in red to index and more occasionally text, double page woodcuts stub mounted, probably at time of binding, fore-edges of map repaired outside plate mark. T.p. a bit dusty and ink splashed, several early ms. autographs and ex libris in blank, monogram 'URSS', motto etc. '1496' at foot of God the Father cut in space provided. A few old minor marginal repairs not affecting text, very light age browning or dust soiling, the odd minor waterstain, oil spot or finger mark. Remarkably annotated and corrected in brown ink throughout in a strictly contemporary hand ('URSS'), a few ms additions later. In its original Koberger pigskin, richly blind stamped over boards, multiple tooled borders of imperial heads, vines, flowers, etc., bosses lacking, single original brass clasp, arms of the Imperial Free City of Regensburg gilt stamped on upper cover (C16th), a.e.b. An exceptional copy, unsophisticated and unrestored.PROVENANCE1) 'U.R.S.S. 1496' motto 'my heart desires' in Old German above (beneath cross and 'a.b.c.'), shields to sides containing further mottos 'he vaff. he ius and Hebrew letters and 3 steps, annotations in same hand on each page. Initials not yet identified but 'U.R' is likely Urbs or Urbis Ratisbonensis i.e. the city of Regensburg. 2) Christopher Sigismund of Donau (C16) senior Superintendant of the servants of the Bishop of Regensburg, autograph on t.p. 3) Magister Joannis Schwab of Merklingen on the Danube (C16/17) autograph on t.p. 4) Colonel Franciscus de Battssin autograph on t.p. and ms ex libris 1633 on fol 1v, recording his sequestration of the volume during the 30 Years War. 5) Joames Comerford C19 armorial bookplate. 6) Bernadine Murphy, early C20th bookplate. A very interesting and perhaps important copy of the first and ultimate coffee table book. When it was published the Chronicle was the most elaborately illustrated book ever produced - almost more pictures than text, and certainly the biggest. A traditional world history it is basically a chronicle of events drawn largely from Biondo, Forresti, and Piccolomini, among them Gutenberg's invention of printing and mistakenly, Cam and Behaim's supposed discovery of the New World. But the glory of the work lies in its sumptuous woodcut illustrations - some now attributed to the young apprentice Albrecht Durer (stylistically not far removed from his Apocalypse) and his first illustrated book; it straddles in style and content the medieval and modern worlds. Koberger, the publisher who also probably commissioned the work was the young Durer's godfather and may well have deliberately provided his godson with the opportunity to demonstrate his genius. Of particularly topographical importance are the double page maps, that of Europe is the earliest to appear in print, and the world map one of only three pre-1500 to show Portugal's knowledge of the African coast, as well as the city views which in many instances constitute the earliest accurate representations of those places available today. Of considerable significance in art history also, this is one of the very first incunables illustrated by known, named artists. Apart from being the most lavish book production of its day the Chronicle was also the first to successfully integrate large scale illustration and text. About 400 copies of this monument of printing are believed to survive.The continuous and systematic annotations on every page of the volume represent or indicate mainly textual corrections, often very minor, suggesting (but no more) a proof read or editorial copy. The initials S.S. which appear in ms dated 1496 are also those of Sebald Schreyer the financial patron of the undertaking - though his personal connexion was with Nuremberg rather than Regensburg. Much further study of this copy is required. BMC III 437. Goff S307. Fairfax Murray 394. Alden 493/21. Campbell 'The Earliest Printed Maps,' 1987.

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        Gesamtans., "Madeburga".

      . kol. Holzschnitt ( v. 2 Platten gedruckt ) aus Schedels Weltchronik, 1493, 19,2 x 52,5 ( auf Doppelfolioblatt ). Fauser, Nr. 8270. Erste Ansicht v. Magdeburg. Lateinische Ausgabe.

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        Biblia mit Postilla des Nicolaus de Lyra und Expositio des Guillelmus Brito in omnes prologos S. Hieronymi und Add. Des Paulus Burgensis und Repl. des Matthias Doering (GW 04293, HC 3170). Liber Judicum.

      Nürnberg, Anton Koberger, 12. April 1493. Type 14, 15, 21.. O-Inkunabelfragment mit 17 Inkunabelblättern aus der lateinischen Bibelausgabe von Koberger. Zweispaltige, 71-72 zeilige O-Inkunabelblätter mit Bibeltext mit Kommentar umgeben. Lagen: Bk 3 - Bk 5, Bl - Bl 5, Hm - Hm 4. Ein Wurmloch im Randbereich u. etw. stockfleckig. Wasserzeichen. Blattgröße: 22,6 x 31,5 cm. Incunabula text leafs.. Das vorliegende Inkunabelfragment enthält die vollständige "Postilla super librum Judicum" (1.-21. Kapitel), sowie den Beginn der Postilla "Ruth".

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        World map] Das ander and alter der werlt

      - Nuremberg: 1493. Wood engraved world map, original hand colouring recto and verso. German text. Sheet size: 16 3/4 x 23 1/4 inches. Schedel's map of the world, from the German edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle: one of the earliest obtainable world maps, here with very fine original hand colouring. Schedel's map is one of the earliest obtainable world maps, and, visually, one of the most evocative of its period. Published just 40 years after the invention of printing, Schedel's map presents the world as seen just prior to Columbus' voyage. The engraving also reflects medieval attitudes toward peoples of distant lands, with grotesque creatures to the left of the map recto, and additional images on verso. Schedel's World map is based upon Ptolemy, omitting Scandinavia, southern Africa and the Far East, and depicting the Indian Ocean as landlocked. The depiction of the World is surrounded by the figures of Shem, Japhet and Ham, and the sons of Noah, who re-populated the Earth after the Flood. On the left, printed from a separate block, are pictures of various mythical creatures, based upon classical and early mediaeval travellers' accounts, including "a six-armed man, possibly based on a file of Hindu dancers so aligned that the front figure appears to have multiple arms; a six-fingered man, a centaur, a four-eyed man from a coastal tribe in Ethiopia; a dog-headed man from the Simien Mountains, a cyclops, one of those men whose heads grow beneath their shoulders, one of the crook-legged men who live in the desert and slide along instead of walking; a strange hermaphrodite, a man with one giant foot only (stated by Solinus to be used a parasol but more likely an unfortunate sufferer from elephantisis), a man with a huge underlip (doubtless seen in Africa), a man with waist-length hanging ears, and other frightening and fanciful creatures of a world beyond." The World map also includes a large island off the west coast of Africa, which may relate to the account of Martin Behaim's voyage to the region, which is referenced by Schedel in the text. Schedel's Liber Chronicarum: Das Buch der Croniken und Geschichten (loosely translated as World Chronicle, but popularly referred to as the Nuremberg Chronicle, based upon the city of its publication), was the first secular book to include the style of lavish illustrations previously reserved for Bibles and other liturgical works. The work was intended as a history of the World, from Creation to 1493, with a final section devoted to the anticipated Last Days of the World. It is without question the most important illustrated secular work of the 15th Century and its importance rivals the early printed editions of Ptolemy's Geographia and Bernard von Breydenbach's Perengrinatio in Terram Sanctam in terms of its importance in the development and dissemination of illustrated books in the 15th Century. Published in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger, the book was printed in Latin and 5 months later in German (translated by George Alt), and enjoyed immense commercial success. However, copies of either the Latin or German editions with original hand colouring are of the utmost rarity. Nordenskiold, Facsimile Atlas, p. 38; Brown, The World Encompassed, # 44, plate XLL; Wilson's The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle; Shirley, Mapping of the World, No. 19, pl. 25

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