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Dibner, Bern [notes by]

Published by Burndy Library, NY (1948)

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Item Description: Burndy Library, NY, 1948. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good++. First Edition. Unpaginated stapled book, with the presentation card intact, binding tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Covers sunned. In a protective mylar sleeve. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005580

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print describes prophets and poets named: Anacharsis, Epimenides, Simonides, Tobias.The verso shows the lineage of Christ. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4" with margins around text, b & w, very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21655

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in German by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print shows images of the Emporers Maximinus, Gordianus, Philippus, Decius and describes their reigns. Verso describes the 6th persecution of Christians and lists names of martyrs during this time. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, some slt marks on the page within the text not affecting legibility. Very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21661

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print has images of martyrs and Popes in the Year of the World 5423/Year of Christ 224. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4" with margins around text, b & w, sml 1/4" closed tear at top of page, not affecting text, very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21658

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in German by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print describes Saint Elizabeth and includes an image of her in the act of giving food and drink to a small emaciated man, who takes shelter under her cloak; and 4 scholars of canon and/or civil law Raymond, Accursius of Florence, Bartholomew of Brescia, Roffredus of Benevento. On the verso describes the antagonism between Pope Innocent the IV and Emperor Frederick, with an image of Pope Innocentius, and Pope Alexander who succeeded him. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21672

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print describes martyrs Policarpus, Praxedes, Felicitas, astronomer Ptolemy, grammarian Aulus Gellius, and heretics Montanus and Apelles and includes 7 small images. The verso describes the Popes Anicetus, Soter, Eleutherius, Victor, Zephyrinus, Calixtus from Year of Christ 174 through 222 with 6 small images. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w with red accents, tide mark at top of page into title not affecting text, otherwise very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21673

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Cry Frimout; Bou

Published by Lannoo NV (2004)

ISBN 10: 9020958917 ISBN 13: 9789020958911

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Item Description: Lannoo NV, 2004. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Black boards, silver titles in unclipped dust jacket. 222 pages, Illustrated with photos en texte and colour plates. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 035849

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print is of Papia (now Pavia) in Northern Italy. The image is a generic one used for several cities described in the Nuremberg Chronicle, and shows a walled city with churches on the left and in the background, another walled area or gate to the city up a hill to the right. The verso describes the great philosophers and king of this time: Hermes of Egypt or Mercury, Apuleius of Madaura in Africa, Plotinus, Diogenes of Sinop, Philip the twenty-third king of the Macedonians (father to Alexander the Great). Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, slt. tide mark in left margin not affecting images. Remarkably clean crisp images. Bookseller Inventory # 21643

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills) [Egypt]

Published by Anton Koberger, Germany (1494)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print is of Alexandria in Egypt and shows a walled city with towers and churches, the sea or the Nile in the background. Verso has images of several Popes, and Kings of Syria with Latin text. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, some toning at top and edges of page, slt mark in center near image, but not distracting from the image. Clean crisp images. Bookseller Inventory # 21640

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints.Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print (second stage of the world) is of Ninive - (Nineveh) showing a fortified medieval city. The entrance to the city has a statue of a king holding a scepter in his right hand. A castle like structure is at the top of a hill at left, mirrored by a church with dome on the right. Verso has a family tree beginning with Nehor and Melcha. Crisp images, approximately 12 x 17", b & w, faint tide mark on left border, not affecting image, two small fox spots in margin. Bookseller Inventory # 21641

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print has images of emporers, kings of Lombard and educators on both sides and describes their reigns and service to God. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4" with margins around text, b & w, tidemark at top of page extending into text though legible, otherwise very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21656

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print describes the third persecution of the Christians, and the story of the punishment under the ruler Trajan for allegiance to Christ. Pictured is Ignacious, Josephus (Flavius), Eustachius (Eustace) with the deer's head and cross, Stacius, Stella, Marcialis, Junenalis. The verso pictures Metis (now Metz), a city in the northeast of France. The city meets the banks of the Seille and Moselle Rivers, shown in the image as a city surrounded on two sides by water, with many buildings, the grand church Saint-Stephen prominently situated at right. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, slt toning overall, very clean crisp images. Bookseller Inventory # 21642

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills); [ITALY]

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print is of the ancient city of Ravenna, "developed by the Ostrogoths''. The image is of a large town with several bridges spanning presumably the river Po (??), Latin text describing the waves of rulers. Verso describes four Popes from Year of the World 5690, Year of the Christ 494 to 5713, 514, respectively: Symmachus, Hosmilda, (John) Iohannes, Felix. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, slt. tanned on edges, evidence of insect damage in margin in one spot, not affecting text. Bookseller Inventory # 21644

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Otherwise very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This representation is of Massilia (originally a Greek colony), now known as Marseille, with a standard illustration of a city by the sea. The verso has images and description of a variety of philosophers, poets such as: Pherecydes, Pythagoras, Sapho, Ezechiel, Daniel. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, some lightly toned spots at top of page just entering image, also visible on verso. Bookseller Inventory # 21645

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This woodcut is of Tiburtina, now Tivoli in Italy. The image is one used regularly to show a city with bridges crossing a river. The text features Secundus, a philosopher famed at this time (the 6th age). Secundus led a Pythagorean life and did not speak. The verso describes famous people: a physician Galienus, scholars, bishops, and other religious figures. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, sml fox spots on one edge in margin not affecting text, otherwise crisp and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21646

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints.This print is of a city in Hungary, and shows a city set amongst the hills with two church spires in the distance and latin text beneath. Verso has additonal text and plate number, blue and red decoration at left. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", image size 9 x 13", b & w, 1" tear at left margin not affecting image, tide mark at top of page not affecting image, archival repair at top right margin (not affecting image). Clean crisp image. Bookseller Inventory # 21635

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Schedel, Hartmann; Wolgemuth, Michel and Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm (ills)

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.'.[i]n the twenty-fifth year of the Babylonian captivity, [.] the hand of the Lord was upon Ezekiel. And a spirit took him up on a high mountain in the land of Israel, and indicated to him the construction [.] of the Temple.' Layout and drawings of the temple with titles, "The first figure of the temple edifice.", "The second figure to facilitate understanding", "Two figures representing ornamentation of the gate." The verso is illustrated without text except on the illustrations themselves: the walls, the promenade, the temple, outbuildings, elevation of the east gate and north edifice. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, very clean throughout, and very interesting. Bookseller Inventory # 21671

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print has 10 small images depicting the lineage of Christ (continued from XLVI verso)with Roboam, Abijah, Asa; the prophets Jehu, Eleazer, Oziel, Hanani; the lineage of Italian Kings (from XLIII verso) Silvius Postumus, Aeneas Silvius, Latinus Silvius, Alba Silvius, Atys Silvius. The verso also with 10 small images describes the Hebrew Prophets: Azariah, Elijah, Obadiah, Micaiah, Jonah; and lineage of Israelite Kings: Zimri, Omri, Ahab, Jezebel, Ahaziah, Jehoram. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21676

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Good + overall. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This page describes the lineage of Christ and lineage of Italian Kings with small images in two columns running down either side of the page. Images include: Jehoshapaht, Jehoram, Ahaziah, Athaliah, Capys Silvius, Capetus, Tiberius Silvius, Agrippa Silvius. The verso has similar imagery down the page and describes Lycurgus, a lawgiver of Sparta (now called Laconia); Prophets Isaiah, Hosea and Joel; Israelite Kings: Jehu, Jehoahaz , Joash, Jeroboam (II). Kings appearing with sceptors. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, sml. chip in top margin not affecting text, very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21686

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints.This print is from the 4th age, and shows a sea town entitled Laruifium and Aquileya (an ancient Roman city in Italy) on the verso. Both images shows towns bordering the sea with sailships prominently displayed accompanied by latin text. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", image size 9 x 8", b & w, somewhat toned at edges, one chip at top right near margin not affecting image. Clean crisp images. Bookseller Inventory # 21636

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Good + overall. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.The verso page describes Damascus".the first city and a principal one of Assyria." The city "is supplied with water by means of aqueducts." which has over time enabled it to survive many wars and changes in empire because of its fertility so close to the desert. The image is of a walled city on a high promontory, reminiscent of a european town rather than a Middle eastern town. The folio side describes Treves or Trier in Western Prussia. The image of a large city with a dome to the right first appears here, but is repeated elsewhere in the Chronicle. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, tide mark on lower left side extending into image by 1/2" though not prominent, very clean otherwise. Bookseller Inventory # 21684

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print adjoins with Plate No. CLXXXIIII and together describes the German Electoral College. This plate shows images of the towns and shields of Salzburg, Constance, Ulma, Hagenau, Aquisgranum. The verso describes Popes John XVIII "came to the pontificate through neglectfulness; and he did nothing memorable", Sergius IV, Benedict VIII, John XIX, and Benedict IXX. Approximately 10.5 x 16.5", b & w, cropped very close on left side, some marking in margins not affecting text, othewise very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21668

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Good + overall. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in German by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.This print adjoins with Plate No. CLXXXIIII and together describes the German Electoral College. This plate shows images of the towns and shields of Salzburg, Constance, Ulma, Hagenau, Aquisgranum. The verso describes Popes John XVIII "came to the pontificate through neglectfulness; and he did nothing memorable", Sergius IV, Benedict VIII, John XIX, and Benedict IXX. Approximately 11.75 x 16.5", b & w, cropped very close on left side, a discoloration at center of image, bottom and long edge dusty, otherwise good. Bookseller Inventory # 21669

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.A rendition of Solomon's Temple with an hexagonal shape, and priestly lineage of Zadok, Ahimaaz, Israelite Kings: Jeroboam, Nadab, Baasha and Elathree; and Hebrew prophets, Ahijah, Shemaiah and Abdo. On the verso is a print of the walled city of Perusia (now Perugia) in Central Italy. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, one faint mark at bottom margin not affecting text, otherwise very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21677

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.The history of Verona with an image of a grand walled city. On the verso: the history of Persia starting with Cyrus the first King of Persia, and two images of Anaximander, and Anaximenes from the Ionian school of philosophers. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21681

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.The verso page describes the recovery of Jerusalem from 1094 to 1110 and an image of Nicaea, (an ancient city in northwestern Anatolia), a famed city because of its ecclesiastical history as the seat of the great Ecumenical Council . The image shows a large city with a dome at right (image repeated from XXIII). The folio side describes Bruno, a renowned philosopher and theologian of the Order of the Carthusians, and Hugo, the Bishop of Grenoble. Three small images, one of a town, Bruno and Hugo. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, slt. ruffle at bottom left margin not affecting text, very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21683

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative."Jericho, at one time a royal residence and celebrated city, has now become a little village. [.] All evidence of its holy character has entirely disappeared." This print describes Jericho with an image of stone houses and a road leading uphill to more fortifications. Another smaller image of Elijah leaving earth in a fiery wagon. The verso showing priestly lineage of Azariah, Jehoiada, Azariahs; and lineage of Syrian Kings: Ben-hadad I, Hazael, Ben-hadad II, Rezin. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, very good, one margin corner lacking not affecting text or images. Bookseller Inventory # 21679

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Otherwise very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into seven ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unprecedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints.This 4th age print is of Bizantium, with a smaller wood block of a man playing chess. Bononia (now Bologna) is on the verso. Bizantium is a walled city by the water with King Solomon's Temple prominent, with insets of kings on the left, including Nebuchadnezzar & Xerxes along with latin text. Bononia on verso sports many buildings and sailing ships. Approximately 11 1/2 x 17", b & w, slt dusty at edges and scant fox spotting on right edge, just barely touching right edge of image. Some marks at top of page by text. Bookseller Inventory # 21639

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative.The Latin text describes the taking of the city of Liege by the Duke Charles of Burgundy, and the King of Hungary Matthias who took the Turkish fortress of Sabatz. A very detailed image of the fortress shows, '[the] fortress [.] was protected with wood and earth works, surrounded with towers and moats, and manned with many people. It was surrounded with wooden hedges and sharp posts, and the walls were built of wood.' The verso describes Pope Sixtus IV of the Year of Christ 1471, and Pope Innocent VIII of the Year of Christ 1484 with two small images. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w with red accents in text, tide mark at top of page by title, archivally reinforced corner at top, not affecting text or image, sml faint mark outside of image border. A very interesting image. PRICE David 11-3. Bookseller Inventory # 21720

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Item Description: Anton Koberger, Germany, 1494. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition. This work by Schedel [1440-1514] is an illustrated world history which is based on the Bible, which follows the story of human history related in the Bible and includes the histories of a number of important Western cities. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel it appeared in 1493. It is a well documented incunabulum, one of the first to successfully combine illustrations and text.This epic history divides human history into 7 ages. Published and printed by Anton Koberger, the godfather of Albrecht Durer and the most successful German publisher of his day. The woodcut illustrations were made in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut [1434 - 1519], with an unpredcedented number of 1,809 illustrations. These woodblocks include views of cities and towns, battles, kings, and saints. Some images represent actual cities, and other images are purely imaginative."So much blood was spilled that it ran through the city in rivulets." This print describes the taking of Constantinopole by the Turks. The image is of a large city with water (or blood) flowing from it and around it. The verso has text and three small images of Suncassianus, King of Persia; John Capistrano; Francesco Filelfo of Ancona, and text only of religious man Leonardo de Utino. Approximately 12 x 17 1/4", b & w, ruffled on one edge not affecting text. Very clean. Bookseller Inventory # 21678

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