Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio - With 2 woodcuts, 2 depicting Burning of Jews in 1349 and Earthquake of 1356 - First Edition - 1548 - 1548

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Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio - With 2 woodcuts, 2 depicting Burning of Jews in 1349 and Earthquake of 1356 - First Edition - 1548 - 1548
History, Illustrated, Incunabula & early printing, Militaria, War history - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations - Single sheet

Large folio woodcut leaf with 4 woodcuts, 2 hand coloured:

37.3 x 23.2 cm

Wonderful richly illustrated woodcut leaf from the exceedingly scarce first edition of the great Stumpf Chronicle, one of the greatest illustrated works on the early to mid 16th Century.

Later hand colour.

Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490 in Dillingen an der Donau – 1556 in Vienna) was an artist, printer, poet and medical author of the Reformation period.

The period covered from 1348 to 1356 and largely centred on happens effecting Switzerland and Basel more specifically.

Some marginal staining.

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Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Illustrated, Incunabula & early printing, Militaria, War history
Author/ Illustrator
Heinrich Vogtherr (the Elder) (1490-1556) - Large folio
Book Title
With 2 woodcuts, 2 depicting Burning of Jews in 1349 and Earthquake of 1356 - First Edition - 1548
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1548
Edition
1st Edition
Language
German
Original language
No
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
1
Dimensions
373×232 mm
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