What’s probably the most famous compendium of knowledge from the early days of the printed book contains one of the oldest views of Mainz as a woodcut.
Our reprint is an individual hand proof from a plate made on the finest handmade linen paper.
Format: 45 x 32,5 cm.
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Including map of Mainz: 500 years ago and today.Karsten Pressler: Mainz im Zeitalter Gutenbergs. Ein Gang durch die spätmittelalterliche Stadt. Hard Cover, 56 pages, Verlag der rheinhessischen Druckwerkstätte 2000. German edition.
Shipbuilding in the 15th century
Schedel divided his Liber chronicarum or chronicle of the world into seven chapters or "world ages" according to the story of the Creation. The second world age begins with the building of Noah's Arch. This page is available as a hand proof printed on handmade linen paper. Illumination in tempera and watercolour.
Format: 45 x 33 cm Also available in a simple airtight and dustproof gold frame (format 57 x 44 cm)
This wonderfully illustrated volume describes how books were made in the scriptoria of the Middle Ages.
Vera Trost: Skriptorium. Die Buchherstellung im Mittelalter. Paperback, 48 pages, Belser Verlag 2011. German edition.