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1493 – H. Schedel – Parisius Maguncia

Titles:           “Parisius” & “Maguncia”


The imaginary view of Paris and Munich (verso) by Hartmann Schedel from the Latin edition of the “Liber chronicarum” published in 1493.

The Nuremberg Chronicles was the first printed history of the known world with about 2000 woodcuts the most picturesque work of the early time of printing. It became one of the most popular books of the 15th. century. The woodblock cutters were Michael Wolgemut, teacher of Albrecht Dürer and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. The printing was carried out under the supervision of the great scholar-printer Anton Koberger.

Cartographer:      Hartmann Schedel (1440 – 1514)
Sheet size:               30,5 x 41,4 cm
Year:                         1493
Technique:            wood block

In very good condition. Watermarked paper. Few marginal restorations.

This is an original antique map published in 1493 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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