Auction 92, Lot 385

"LXIIII - Destruccio Iherosolime", Schedel, Hartmann

Subject: Incunabula

Period: 1493 (circa)

Publication: Nuremberg Chronicle

Color: Black & White

21 x 10.2 inches
53.3 x 25.9 cm

One of two views of Jerusalem to be included in this milestone in the history of printing. The dramatic, double page view is a synopsis of the six destruction's that the city had endured during history.

References: Laor #1125.

Condition: C

The text is trimmed at top affecting the titles. There is light damp stain in upper text, tiny binding holes, and a bit of mildew affecting the view. Needs cleaning.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $700

Closed on 9/13/2000