Auction Date: 19/09/2019 at 10am
Single Leaf From The Nuremburg Chronicle - This is fine leaf from the German version of the Liber Chronicarum, printed in December 1493, five months after the original Latin edition, which was printed in 1493. The illustrations are finely handcoloured began by Michael Wolgemut in 1487 with William Pleyenwurff his son, with the designs of the woodcuts. Also some work was done by the young Albrecht Durer when apprenticed there. The translation into German was done by George Alt and was printed in Nuremburg by Anton Koberger, Large size of 11½” × 16¾” (290mm × 425mm).