THE NUREMBERG CHRONICLE: A Pictorial World History from the Creation to 1493. Ellen Shaffer.

THE NUREMBERG CHRONICLE: A Pictorial World History from the Creation to 1493

Los Angeles: The Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop, 1950. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 61p. LIMITED EDITION; #245 OF 300 COPIES WITH AN ORIGINAL LEAF FROM THE 1497 EDITION OF THE NUREMBERG CHRONICLE. An oversize hardcover book bound in decorated teal cloth. Fine condition apart from some very mild rubbing along the edges. Text unmarked and binding tight. Item #176795

Includes a lightly foxed leaf from the pirated Augsburg Latin edition of 1497 --- page Rii, which features two small portraits of Bruno of Cologne (a founder of the Carthusians) and Hugo of Lincoln (a Carthusian monk). Measures approx. 13.5" x 9.25"

Price: $500.00

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