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Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514 (Author)

Buch der Chroniken

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1493
Place: Nuremberg
Publisher: A. Koberger
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1493 (Schedel, H. Buch der Chroniken)
Danube River
Regensburg (Germany)
Content: Compiled by Hartmann Schedel.
Content: Gothic type (Proctor 2068); table and a few pages of text in 2 columns, 64 lines. With foliation, headlines, initials spaces, initials and xylographic title; without catchwords and signature marks. Rubricated; one illuminated initial.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Several folios wrongly numbered.
Content: Signatures: [*¹⁰, a⁶, b-d⁴, e-h⁶, i², k⁴, l-n⁶, o², p-q⁶, r-y⁴, z⁶, aa-cc⁶, dd², ee⁶, ff⁴, gg-ii⁶, kk², ll⁴, mm-zz⁶,A-C⁶, D-E⁴, F-H⁶, I⁶⁺¹]
Content: With the same woodcuts (except for a few minor variation) as the Latin edition of 1493.
Content: f. cclxiib: endet sich alhie das büch von den geschihten der alter der werlt / vnd von beschreibung der bermümbtisten vnd namhaftigisten stett sagende durch Geo[r]gi / um alt ... ausz latein in teütsch / geb[r]act vnd beschloszẽ nach der gepurt Cristi ... M.cccc.xciij. iar / am fünften tag des monats Octob[r]is / ...
Content: l. 1a: Register Des / buchs der Cro- / niken vnd geschichten / mit figurẽ vnd pildnus / sen von anbegiñ derwelt / bis auf dise vñsere Zeit /
Ownership: 668171A.
Content: Bound in vellum.
Ownership: J.S. Billings. Mem. Coll.
Content: Colophon: Hie ist entlich beschlossen das bůch der Cronicken vnd gedechtnus wirdigern / geschihtẽ ... võ hoghelertẽ mannẽ in / latein ... versamelt. vnd durch Geo[r]gium al / ten ... / ... in diss teütsch geb[r]acht. vnnd darnach durch den erbern vnnd achtpern Anthonien / koberger dasbelbst zu Nürmberg ged[r]uckt, auf anregũg vndbegern der erbern / vnd auch mitanhangung Michael wolgemůtz vnnd Wilhelm pleyden / wurffs maler daselbst auch mitburger die diss werck mit figuren wercklich ge / ziert haben. Volb[r]acht ãm. xxiij. tag des monats Decemb[r]is Nach der gepurt / Cristi ...M.cccc.xciij. iar./
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14381458
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d139c100-c602-012f-2bfc-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1440: Creator Born
  • 1493: Issued
  • 1514: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Ratisbona" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1493.

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Ratisbona" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2020.

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