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Book/Printed Material Lib[er] cronicarum, cu[m] figuris et ymagi[ni]bus ab inicio mu[n]di. Cronica mvndi

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Title

  • Lib[er] cronicarum, cu[m] figuris et ymagi[ni]bus ab inicio mu[n]di.

Other Title

  • Cronica mvndi

Names

  • Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514.
  • Wolgemut, Michael, 1434-1519, illustrator.
  • Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm, -1494, illustrator.
  • Koberger, Anton, approximately 1440-1513, printer.
  • Anhalt-Zerbst, Adolf von, Bishop, 1458-1526, former owner.
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
  • John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
  • John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 12 July 1493.

Headings

  • -  Chronology, Historical--Early works to 1800
  • -  Germany--Nuremberg

Genre

  • Incunabula

Notes

  • -  Title extracted from woodcut title of register (leaf [1a]): Registrum huius operis Libri cronicarum cu[m] figuris et ymagi[ni]bus ab inicio mu[n]di.
  • -  Illustrations by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff.
  • -  Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, S-307
  • -  Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 14508
  • -  Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, II, p. 437 (IC.7451)
  • -  Schramm, XVII, p. 6, 9, and illus.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection (1977), 163
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: of the 2 blank leaves at end one is wanting, the other is bound in after leaf cclxvi. Initials in Registrum and on leaf ia supplied in colors. Ms. inscription mounted on flyleaf of new binding (repeated with slight variations on leaf ccxcix): Hu[n]c libru[m] imposuit Ep[isco]pus Adolfus, P[ri]nceps ad Anhalt anno 1520 i[n] p[ro]festo Divi Joh[ann]is Baptiste ...
  • -  Rosenwald bibliography lists copy 3 also as Rosenwald collection copy, copies 2 and 4 as Thacher collection copies.
  • -  Vollbehr H14508. Thacher no. 121

Medium

  • [20], cclxvi, [6], cclxvii-ccxcix, [3] leaves (leaf [6] (3d group) and last 2 leaves blank). woodcuts: illus., maps. 48.3 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Incun. 1493 .S3
  • Incun. 1493 .S3 Copy 2 Measures 47.2 cm. Several leaves repaired. Last blank leaf mounted inside lower cover. Ms. notes. Stamped brown half leather binding over boards, clasps broken.
  • Incun. 1493 .S3 Copy 3 Measures 46.5 cm. Imperfect: leaves ccxcix-[ccc] and all blank leaves wanting. Several leaves repaired. "De Sarmacia" (unnumbered leaves following cclxvi) bound in at end. A few manuscript notes. Old stamped pigskin binding over boards, clasps wanting; lettered: Cronica mvndi.
  • Incun. 1493 .S3 Copy 4 Measures 45.8 cm. Imperfect: "De Sarmacia" and all blank leaves wanting; a number of leaves repaired, some supplied from another copy.
  • Incun. 1493 .S3 Copy 5 Measures 43.3 cm. Imperfect: leaves [1]-[2], [7]-[12], iv-vii, ix, xii, xv, xxix, xlii, lxxvi, lxxxvi, cvii, cxiii-cxiv, cli, clxxxiii-clxxiv, cclvii, cclviiii-cclxii, cclxiv-cclxv, ccxcviii, and all blank leaves wanting; a number of leaves repaired; "De Sarmacia" bound in at end, followed by "Registrum" (first group of unnumbered leaves belonging at beginning). Some manuscript notes.
  • Incun. 1493 .S3 Copy 6 Copy 6. Imperfect: first leaf trimmed and mounted; without the 2 final blanks.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 48040718

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Chicago citation style:

Schedel, Hartmann, Michael Wolgemut, Wilhelm Pleydenwurff, Anton Koberger, Adolf Von Anhalt-Zerbst, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, John Boyd Thacher Collection, and John Davis Batchelder Collection. Liber Cronicarum, Cum Figuris Et Ymaginibus Ab Inicio Mundi. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 12 July, 1493. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/48040718/.

APA citation style:

Schedel, H., Wolgemut, M., Pleydenwurff, W., Koberger, A., Anhalt-Zerbst, A. V., Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection [...] John Davis Batchelder Collection. (1493) Liber Cronicarum, Cum Figuris Et Ymaginibus Ab Inicio Mundi. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 12 July. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/48040718/.

MLA citation style:

Schedel, Hartmann, et al. Liber Cronicarum, Cum Figuris Et Ymaginibus Ab Inicio Mundi. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 12 July, 1493. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48040718/>.