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Nuremberg Chronicle leaf, 1493

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 11

Scope and Contents

From the "Nüremburg Chronicle". It was printed in Nüremburg by Anton Koberger in 1493. The "Nüremburg Chronicle" contained over 300 leaves and about 1,900 woodcuts. The type is a modified Gothic that was commonly used with the Nüremburg printers. This ambitious publishing feat is known as the Picture Book of the Fifteenth Century. The recto side of the leaf is marked CCXXII in the upper right hand corner; the verso side is unmarked.


  • 1493


Conditions Governing Access

WMU Special Collections. Non-circulating. Contact department for access.


From the Collection: 4 boxes

Language of Materials



11.7 x 16.8 in. (9.7 x 42.7 cm)

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository

Western Michigan University Libraries, Special Collections
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