A Leaf from the Nuremberg Chronicle, German edition: Das Buch der Croniken und Geschicten.
(Nürnberg: Koberger, Anton, 23 December 1493). Folio. (1) pp. A leaf representing folii LXXXIII and LXXXIV, from the seminal work of gathered information on Christendom and milestone of early printing. The text is Gothic letter, with wood engravings by Michael Wohlgemut. On the recto, two banners of Roman authors gesture and dialogue with one another, while the verso illustrates portions of the line of Syrian kings and the line of bishops. The images are neatly hand-colored in a contemporary hand. Text in German. Light dampstain to page edge with light scattered foxing, else a fine specimen of one of the greatest pieces of incunabula. (Item ID: 20933)