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Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514)


After 1493
Der werlt Blat LCCVIII Das funft alter. Book format 2°, in German. Marginal notes by the right and left edge. A sheet from the illustrated Nuremberg Chronicle called Die Schedelsche Weltchronik in German. It documents the world history, which is divided into seven periods in relation to the bible. It is one of the most famous early printed books—an incunabulum. It was published in German and Latin in 1493 in Nuremberg. This sheet depicts historical and philosophical personalities. The author of the woodcut illustrations is the German painter and graphic artist Michael Wolgemut. Condition corresponding to the age.
Original size, intact, without damage.

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