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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An amazing amount of information is known about the making of the Nuremberg Chronicle because contracts and exemplars survive. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. This book is absolutely beautiful in it’s reproduction, but I’ve never been a big fan of colored woodcuts.

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If you want to share this page with others you can send them a link to this individual page: Because they had to be handwritten, books were previously rare and very expensive. Please help schedwl this article by adding citations to reliable sources. During his life time Parker assembled an impressive library of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books, which he bequeathed to Corpus Christi College Cambridge in There is a handwritten note, datedon the index title page; however, if anyone is named, it is not decipherable.

The letters are gothic, and the chronicle itself is in middle-German. The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that ” faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain “. In other jurisdictions, re-use of this content may be restricted; see Reuse of PD-Art photographs for details.

If you’re interested in the medieval period this should really be in your bookcase. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas schhedel the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less. This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published or registered with the U.


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Please try again later. The Latin edition was printed in Koberger’s shop between May and October Six Ages of the World. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Under the ‘More’ menu you can find metadata about the itemany transcription and translation we have of gartmann text and find out about downloading or sharing this image. Institution Bavarian State Library.

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The author used passages from the classical and medieval works in this collection to compose the text of Chronicle. Although dominated by a conservative aristocracy, Nuremberg was a center of northern humanism.

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TASCHEN was nurembegg rare access to an extraordinary hand-colored copy, and has created a complete facsimile of outstanding quality, true to the original in every respect. Nuremberg was one of the largest cities in the Holy Roman Empire in the s, with a population of between 45, and 50, This brilliantly colored copy, owned by Schedel, contains valuable additional matter, such as Erhard Etzlaub’s map of the road to Rome.


Latin scholars refer to it as Liber Chronicarum Book of Chronicles as this phrase appears in the index introduction of the Latin edition. Many copies nugemberg the book are coloured, with varying degrees of skill; there were specialist shops for this. 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.

Schedel is best known for his writing the text for the Nuremberg Chronicleknown as Schedelsche Weltchronik English: The colouring on some examples has been added much later, and some copies have been broken up for sale as decorative prints. This section needs additional citations for verification. He has published widely on early printing, on bookselling and publishing schedek the 18th to the 20th century, and on the future of communications. Taschen Jumbo Series Hardcover: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Be careful with it, and consider making or purchasing some sort of cover for it. The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle.

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This page was last edited on 8 Marchat 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.

The patrons agreed to advance gulden for paper, printing costs, chroniclf the distribution and sale of the book. Retrieved from ” https: