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.
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.