The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle. Introduction by Peter Zahn

Amsterdam: Nico Israel, [1978]. Second printing, small folio, pp. 255, [1]; map endpapers, 3 bifolium inserts printed in color, illustrations throughout; a fine copy in original charcoal cloth stamped in white on upper cover and spine; the dust jacket with a few short tears and nicks. From the library of Kim Merker. This copy inscribed by Adrian Wilson on the half-title: "For Kim Merker / best of friends / and best of printers / Adrian Wilson October 14, 1983." Mr. Wilson reconstructs "the making of the Nuremberg Chronicle; the compilation of manuscript sources by its author; the artists' first concepts for the illustrations; the patrons' agreements for financing the publication; the layouts; the printing; the advertising; the distribution, and the final settlement"" (p.11). Item #61681

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