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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- Single sheet
- Number of Books
- 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
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Hand coloured illustrations
- Number of pages
- 373×232 mm