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1493 – H. Schedel – Von Polnischen Land

Description:            “Von Polnischen Land


Decorative sheet with a fantastic view of the Polish, Prussian or Lithuanian city from the Schedel’s Nuremberg Chronicle, printed by Koberger in 1493 in Nuremberg. 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. German text.

Cartographer:      Hartmann Schedel (1440 – 1514)
Sheet size:          30,5 x 45,4 cm
Year:                     1493
Technique:           wood block

Good condition compare to the age of map, strong print, paper with watermark, few small splits on margin. No cleaning or restorations, original condition!

This is a genuine antique map published in 1493 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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