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Liber chronicarum / [Hartmann Schedel].

Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514.
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Also known as

Nuremberg chronicle


Nuremberg : A. Koberger, 1493.

Physical description

20 unnumbered pages, CCLXVI, 6 unnumbered pages, CCLXVII-CCXCIX, 3 unnumbered leaves (leaf 6 unnumbered pages (3rd group) and last 2 leaves blank) : illustrations (color woodcuts), maps, portraits ; (folio)


Commonly known as the Nuremberg chronicle.
3rd group (5 unnumbered leaves and a blank leaf) contains "De Sarmacia regione Europe".
Copy 1. Supplier/Donor: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 5 - 10 December 1898. Height: 47 cm. Rubricated and with some hand colouring. Binding: 15th or early 16th century blind stamped calf (rebacked); one clasp complete and remains of the other clasp. Extensive contemporary ms marginal notes. Four blank leaves between f.cclviiii and cclxi (f.cclx missing) and six blank leaves added at end all with extensive ms notes. Book label of William Morris Kelmscott House.
Copy 2 Height: 45 cm. Some leaves supplied from a smaller copy. Binding: 18th century calf (rebacked). Signature of Thomas Garner (19th cent.) on flyleaf. MS note dated 1546 on f.cclviii verso.
Copy 3 Height: 43 cm. Fragment only: comprises fols. 267-278 and the unnumbered leaves, 'De Sarmacia'. Bought in 1898.

Publications note

Hain-Copinger *14508
Poynter 532-533 and *18
Klebs 889.1
Goff S307
BM 15th cent., II, p. 437



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