Watch | Hartmann Schedel’s 'Nuremberg Chronicle'

Watch | Hartmann Schedel’s 'Nuremberg Chronicle'

An Introduction by Specialist, Cathy Marsden

A book from the ‘cradle of printing’, pre-dating 1500, this copy of The Nuremberg Chronicle has been passed down through several generations of one family. It leads our forthcoming Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs auction this September. Join Specialist, Cathy Marsden as she introduces this groundbreaking work.

 

Rare Books & Manuscripts Specialist, Cathy Marsden Hartmann Schedel’s Nuremberg Chronicle - the leading highlight in our forthcoming Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs auction. Hartmann Schedel’s Liber Chronicarum is more usually known as The Nuremberg Chronicle or Die Schedelsche Weltchronik. Dating from 1493, the work is classed as an incunable – a book from the ‘cradle of printing’, pre-dating 1500, created at the very beginnings of movable type.

 

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Auction Information

 

Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

Wed, 22nd September 2021 at 10am

Live Online | Edinburgh

 

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Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

 

Lyon & Turnbull’s dedicated team of Rare Books, Manuscripts & Maps specialists have established an international reputation for their auctions, selling both through our UK auction house, and via live online auctions. Our specialists are experts not only on books and manuscripts, but also on current market conditions, an essential combination to the successful sale of fine antiquarian books, modern first editions, folios, autographed letters and important archives.

 

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