Auction Date: 2/07/2020 at 10am
German - Nuremberg Chronicle Leaf in Latin, 1493 Schedel, 1st Edition Incunabula leaf, map of Damiata/ (Damietta) in Egypt. An illustrated leaf from a fragment of the rare first edition of Schedel's Nuremburg chronicle in Latin printed by Anton Koberger at Nuremberg in 1493. Note: this work is different from the work with the smaller leaves, it is the large first edition of the Latin version of the world chronicle. It is listed as number 307 in Goff, as m40784 in gkw, undorf 3511, and as 14508 in Hain. Large format size 12½” × 18¼” (315mm × 465mm).