The Nuremberg Chronicle. A Pictorial World History from the Creation to 1493

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Creator

Ellen Shaffer

Title

The Nuremberg Chronicle. A Pictorial World History from the Creation to 1493

Publisher

Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop

Date

1950

Coverage

Los Angeles

Subject

Edition of 300

Description

Leaf book containing an original leaf from the 1497 Latin Augsburg reprint of the Nuremberg Chronicle. Shaffer’s introduction includes a census of copies in North America of fifteenth-century editions.

This copy was formerly owned by Jacob L. Chernofsky (1928-2004), managing editor of AB Antiquarian Bookman’s Weekly from 1972 to 1999. It is accompanied by the original prospectus.