We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to email@example.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2527 | Lot 269Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Click Image To EnlargeAdditional ImagesBidding & Inquiries
Leave a Bid
Sale 2527 Lot 269
(NUREMBERG CHRONICLE.) Schedel, Hartmann. Liber Cronicarum cum Figuris et Ymaginibus ab Inicio Mundi. [xx], I-CCLXVI, , CCLXVII-CCXCIX,  leaves incorporating a profusion of woodcut diagrams, illustrations, and city views (several over double-page including maps of the world and Europe). Folio, 17 1/2x11 1/2 inches, contemporary blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards with brass cornerpieces and clasps, appropriately aged to an attractive patina and overall very sound; map of Europe hand-colored; thumbing and other light soiling throughout, minor scattered edge repairs. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1493
Estimate $40,000 - 60,000
A handsome copy of Schedel's world history from Biblical Creation to the time of its publication. No other illustrated book printed in the fifteenth century rivals the scope and ambition of this enormous chronicle.