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Title:
Leaf from Saxon Chronicles
Date:
1492
Description:
Single Leaf of Cronecken der Sassen (The Saxon Chronicles).
Phys. Desc:

Incunabulum. Woodcut of Medieval battle hand colored non-contemporary with text in Old HIgh German. Professional paper restoration to right corner. 10 3/4" x 8"

The Saxon Chronicles were written by Conrad Botes (Konrad Bothes), a goldsmith, around 1492. It was a "world" history that began with Noah's flood and progressed to regional local history of Saxony.The woodcuts are masterful and attributed only to Masters H and HR. The printing was done in Mainz by Peter Schöffer, a pupil of Guttenberg.

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aftb59
Repository:
Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
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Publisher:
Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
Contributor:
Andrew and Kathy Tatler-Burgess
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Educational
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