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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If you’re interested in the medieval period this should really be in your bookcase. Nuremberv Chronicle was first published in Latin on 12 July in the city of Nuremberg. English -speakers have long referred to it as the Nuremberg Chronicle after the city in which it was published. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Taschen, No Contents List Available. Laurence to the many other architectural features such as the castle, towers, city gate, and bridge, as well as the paper mill in the bottom right corner.

He was born and died in Nuremberg. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.


Anton Kobergerprinter of the Nuremberg Chronicleprinted the first humanist book in Nuremberg in A drawing by Wolgemut for the elaborate frontispiece, datedis in the British Museum. Exemplars were the manuscript layouts with sketches to show the arrangement of texts and images to the printer, Anton Koberger c.

The Nuremberg entrepreneur Sebald Schreyer and his brother-in-law, Sebastian Kammermeister, financed the production of the book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This was schedeo followed by hartann German nutemberg on 23 December Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.

Physicianhumanist, historian, cartographer. Listen to this page. Chronicle of the World – Hardcover Stephan Fussel 4. It seems that many bookstores bought multiple copies essentially buying out the market and then were able to make their own price.

Treasures of the Library : Nuremberg Chronicle

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Unfortunately for members of academia who could use this book for research, or avid historical students, there has been a bubble economy created around this book.

Views View Edit History. Drawn by the author from multiple medieval and Renaissance sources, such as Bede, Vincent of Beauvais, Martin of Tropau, Flavius Blondus, Bartolomeo Platina and Philippus de Bergamo Iacopo Filippo Forestathe Chronicle also incorporates geographical and historical information on European countries and towns. This book is absolutely beautiful in it’s reproduction, but I’ve never been a big fan of colored woodcuts.


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It was commissioned by Sebald Schreyer — and Sebastian Kammermeister — Toggle navigation World Digital Library. Matheolus Perusinus served as his tutor. He earned a doctorate in medicine in Padua schedeothen settled in Nuremberg to practice medicine and collect books.

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Approximately Latin and German copies survived into the twenty-first century. Schedel is best known for his writing the text for the Nuremberg Chronicleknown as Schedelsche Weltchronik English: You’ll make a friend for life: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nuremberg Chronicle. Wolgemut and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff were first commissioned to provide the illustrations inand a further contract of December 29,commissioned manuscript layouts of the text and illustrations. It is an enjoyable window into printing and woodcuts and world of 16th Century thought.