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Schedel is best known for his writing the text for the Nuremberg Chronicleknown as Schedelsche Weltchronik English: Toggle navigation World Digital Library. First, the cover is an artificial suede that is -really- suceptiable to damage. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It is chronicl of the best-documented early printed books—an incunabulum —and one of the first to successfully integrate illustrations and text. Taschen Jumbo Series Hardcover: Treasures of the Library: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?
Approximately Latin and German copies survived into the twenty-first century. A document from records that Latin versions and 60 German versions had not been sold. Hartmann Schedel, Nuremberg -?
He borrowed most frequently from another humanist chronicle, Supplementum Chronicarumby Jacob Philip Foresti of Bergamo. Schedel was also a notable collector of books, art and old master prints.
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At some point it was re-backed, indicating that the material covering the spine was replaced, and there are corner bosses and two metal clasps with leather hinges repaired. Chronicle of the World – 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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The introduction is in English however, and the woodcarvings are beautiful enough to warrant buying this book even nurembegr you can’t make out exactly what it says. There were two chronivle for the Nuremberg Chronicle, one for the Latin version written by Schedel and another for the German translation by George Alt c. This is a stunning book. Not all copies are colored, however: Hartmann Schedel 13 February — 28 November was a German physician, humanisthistorianand one of the first cartographers to use the printing press.
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Public domain Public domain false false. In over 1, superb woodcut illustrations the Chronicle depicted events from the Bible, human monstrosities, portraits of kings, queens, saints and martyrs, and allegorical pictures of miracles, as well as views of a great number of “modern” cities, many of which had never before been documented.
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Creator Schedel, Hartmann, This is a very substantial book. The woodcut illustrations of a number of copies, both in Latin and in vernacular, were also supplied with hand colouring by contemporary German artists. Lacking specific background, I could not read it critically but I enjoyed it very much. The Nuremberg entrepreneur Sebald Schreyer and his brother-in-law, Sebastian Kammermeister, financed the production of the book.
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 This and other sources were used where possible; where no information was available a number of stock images were used, and reused up to eleven times.
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