SCHEDEL WORLD CHRONICLE JERUSALEM WOODCUT 1493 #D076
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___________________________________________________________________________________ One original leaf with 3 woodcuts
of the Nuremberg Chronicle or Chronicle of the world,
Hartmann Schedel, German edition, 1493 A.D.
Leaf XVII - View of Jerusalem - Israel
Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514)
Schedel was a German physician, humanist and historian, one of the first cartographers to make use of the printing press. Schedel is best known for his writing the text for the Nuremberg Chronicle, known to Germans as Schedel's World Chronicle, published in 1493 in Nuremberg.
Its 's not a facsimile or reproduction of any kind. The Nuremberg Chronicle, written by the Nuremberg physician and humanist Hartmann Schedel is one of the most important fifteenth-century German prints. The work, which was financed by the Nuremberg merchants Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, first appeared in the Latin edition in june 1493, followed by the German translation by the Nuremberg treasury scribe Georg