Hartmann Schedel: Nuremberg Chronicle (Taschen Jumbo Series) [Stephan Fussel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. MUST-HAVE. Nuremberg chronicle by Hartmann Schedel page in the Teaching with Unique Collections site. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, First and only Latin edition of the most fully realized illustrated book of the fifteenth century and one of the most impressive.

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The Latin edition was printed in Koberger’s shop between May and October Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm Wolgemut, Michael, He was born and died in Nuremberg.

Schedelsche Weltchronik

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Liber chronicarum, Nuremberg, 1493

File File history File usage on Commons Size of this preview: An estimated to Latin and to German copies were published. Read more Read less. I am a confirmed “bookaholic. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The project was completed on 23 December Wolgemut and Pleydenwurff, the painters, were to provide the layout of the chronicle, to oversee the production of the woodcuts, and to guard the designs against piracy.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Along with the rest of Schedel’s library, the book became part of the library of Johann Jacob Fugger, which nurembefg came into the possession chroniclf Duke Albrecht V of Bavaria. There was a “pirated” version produced in in German in which the pages were smaller. The main contract was dated December 29, ; the work began, however, with agreements made during and If you’re interested in the medieval period this should really be in your bookcase.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Get to Know Us. As with other books of the hartmaann, many of the woodcuts, hatmann towns, battles or kings were used more than once in the book, with the text labels merely changed; one count of the number of original woodcuts is What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? FROM Hartmann Schedel’s Chronicle of the World, widely known as The Nuremberg Chronicle, after the German city in which it was created, was a groundbreaking encyclopedic work and, at the time, the most lavishly illustrated book ever printed in Europe.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I found my mediocre skills in German enhanced my appreciation of the work, but I think that even without understanding the text, the book-as-art stands up well by itself.

Finally, the book, it seems to me, is an incredible bargain at the price. Approximately Latin and Chtonicle copies survived into the twenty-first century.


The Latin edition was finished on July 12,and the German on December 23, Thirty-five patrician families comprised the City Council. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Sebastian Kammermeister and Sebald Schreyer financed the printing in a contract dated March 16,although preparations had been well under way for several years.

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They also commissioned George Alt —a scribe at the Nuremberg treasury, to translate the work into German. Biblical paraphrases books Incunabula German literature German chronicles 15th-century history books 15th-century Latin books World Digital Library exhibits.

The Chronicle is one of the seventy-five books that he donated to the University in the same year, along with twenty-five manuscripts, and is by far the most lavishly illustrated.

So much paper was needed that Koberger had to use many sources, all of which contained different watermarks.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle. It seems that many bookstores bought multiple copies essentially buying out the nkremberg and then were able to make their own price. I’m a real book-o-holic but this is the first book I feel priviliged to own.

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