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Antique maps > europe > france > Antique views of Budapest and Strasbourg by H. Schedel
Buda [On verso:] Argentina - Schedel H., 1493.
Two double-page views on three sheets (recto-verso): Budapest and Strasbourg
Date of this print: 1493 (first edition)
Two woodcuts on three sheets: one double-page view of Budapest, the verso of the second sheet pasted together with a third sheet carrying the view of Strasbourg, as published.
Size of the view of Budapest: 24 x 52cm (9.4 x 20.3 inches)
Condition: Some spotting on the view of Strasbourg, else very good.
Condition Rating: A
From: Liber Chronicarum. (= Nuremberg Chronicle). Nuremberg, Koberger, 1493.
This major work, by the Nuremberg doctor Hartmann Schedel, generally known as the Nuremberg Chronicle was printed by Anton Koberger, the foremost printer of the day. It is a history of the world from the Creation to contemporary times. The work is remarkable for its illustrations, design and its woodcuts and description of cities. The views are some of the earliest representations of towns and cities, with around 116 places being identified by name. The numerous woodcut views, illustrations and maps are made by Michael Wohlgemuth and Wilhem Pleydenwurff and their workshop including Albrecht Dürer.
Item number: 06091
Price: 1750 Euro
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