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  WORLD 
 World Maps 

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [One of the earliest world maps available to the collector, decorated with bizarre creatures]
[World.] Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, printed area 370 x 520mm. Small stitch holes at centre fold, as usual, with old reinforcing.
A fine example of the famous incunable world map from the 'Nuremberg Chronicle', published a matter of months after Columbus' return to Spain after his first voyage to the New World, so including nothing of his discoveries. Instead, appropriately for a history of the world, it takes a retrospective view, with the cartography that of Ptolemy, with a land-locked Indian Ocean with the island of Taprobana, but given a biblical theme by depicting the three sons of Noah in the borders. Down the left are seven vignettes of mythological creatures, with a further 14 on the reverse, taken from the works of Herodotus, Solinus and Pliny. These include figures with six arms, four eyes or a bird-neck and a centaur. The text describes which parts of the world they inhabit. SHIRLEY: 19.
[Ref: 18707]    £12,500.00 ($16,500 • €14,300 rates)


  ASIA 
 The Holy Land 

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable prospect of Jerusalem]
Destruccio Iherosolime. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin edition. Coloured woodcut, image 260 x 540mm, set in a page of text. A few small repairs to the centrefold, as usual.
An imaginary view of the Destruction of Jerusalem, with the Temple of Solomon on fire, from the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. On verso are several more woodcut illustrations. LAOR: 1125, illus.
[Ref: 16824]    £1,600.00 ($2,112 • €1,830 rates)


  AFRICA 
 Northern Africa 

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable Prospect of Dumyat]
Damiata. Augsburg, Johann Schönsperger, 1497. Latin text edition. Old mss. text highlighting. Woodcut, image 140 x 220mm, set in a page of text. Some restoration in margins.
An imaginary view of Dumyat (Damieta) on the coast of the Mediterranean, published in a small folio edition of the 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. Despite the eight editions (one possibly as late as 1604) fewer of these were printed than the Nuremberg original. A rare incunabule.
[Ref: 8973]    £150.00 ($198 • €172 rates)


SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable Prospect of Alexandria]
Alexandria. Augsburg, Johann Schönsperger, 1497. Latin text edition. Old mss. text highlighting. Woodcut, printed area 90 x 140mm, set in a page of text.
An imaginary view of Alexandria, published in a small folio edition of the 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. Despite the eight editions (one possibly as late as 1604) fewer of these were printed than the Nuremberg original. A rare incunabule.
[Ref: 8978]    £120.00 ($158 • €137 rates)


SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [An incunabule prospect of Dumyat in Egypt]
Damiata. Nuremberg, Anton Kolberger, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, printed area 140 x 225mm, set in text.
Original antique print showing an imaginary view of Dumyat (Damieta) on the coast of the Mediterranean, published in the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. Original print showing an imaginary view of Dumyat (Damieta) on the coast of the Mediterranean, published in the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. Printed before 1500 it is classed as an incunabule.
[Ref: 9014]    £200.00 ($264 • €229 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Eastern Europe 

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable prospect of Buda]
Buda. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 240 x 520mm. Minor restoration at centre fold as usual
Decorative early double page view of the City of Budapest, from the Latin edition of Schedel's Liber Chronicarum (Nuremberg Chronicle), a landmark work of the 15th Century and the most profusely-illustrated book of the period.
[Ref: 17952]    £1,800.00 ($2,376 • €2,059 rates)


 Northern Italy 

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable Prospect of Bologna]
Bononia. Nuremberg, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, image 200 x 230mm, set in a page of text.
An imaginary view of Bologna from the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. On the verso are woodcuts of Byzantium and three Persian kings.
[Ref: 8948]    £240.00 ($317 • €275 rates)


SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable prospect of Venice]
Venecie. Nuremberg, Anton Kolberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 190 x 530mm, set in a page of text.
One of the earliest obtainable prints of Venice issued in the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. Some of the town views in the Chronicle are pure fiction, especially those furthest from Nuremberg, but here features such as the tower of St Mark's are depicted, although not accurately. On verso is a prospect of Padova and several portraits.. MORETTO: 6.
[Ref: 9164]    £1,750.00 ($2,310 • €2,002 rates)


 Central Italy 

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable Prospect of Pisa]
Pisa. Nuremberg, Anton Kolberger, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, image 195 x 220mm, set in a page of text.
An imaginary view of Pisa from the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'.
[Ref: 8951]    £220.00 ($290 • €252 rates)


SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann. [Incunable prospect of Rome]
Roma. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Coloured woodcut, image 230 x 530mm, set in a page of text. Minor restoration at centrefold, as usual.
Rome, one of the double-page prospects in the famous 'Nuremberg Chronicle'. Although not completely accurate, features such as the Castel de San Angelo, the Vatican, Colosseum and Pantheon are represented. On verso is a view of Genova.
[Ref: 18210]    £1,750.00 ($2,310 • €2,002 rates)


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