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Auction 88, Lot 259

"Roma", Schedel, Hartmann

Subject: Italy

Period: 1493 (circa)

Publication: Nuremberg Chronicle

Color: Black & White

21 x 9 inches
53.3 x 22.9 cm

Superb early woodblock map of the city. One of the most detailed of all the Chronicle views. On a double page with a generally realistic view of Genoa on a single side of the verso. Expertly repaired binding hole, very crisp impression.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,000

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 10/2/1999