"Sexta etas mundi“
Poland – Wroclaw - Silesia
Panoramic view of the capital city Wroclaw on a double page, with text in Latin above. The woodcut is printed from two plates. On verso Latin text and various portraits of historical figures. This is one of the most accurate depictions of Wroclaw of the time.
Hand coloured woodcut from the "Liber Chronicarum". First Latin edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle. Sheet number CCXXXIIII. Woodcuts by Michael Wohlgemut and Wilhelm Pleyenwurff. Editor Hartmann Schedel, published by Anton Koberger. Nuremberg 1493.
Print size: 23,3 x 52,5 cm
A very decorative view. The two pages joined together from old.A few paper defects at the edge of the bottom margin professionally restored. Overall in very good condition.
Ref.: Fauser 1911, Kreuer W., Imago Civitatis, Bachmann. F., Die alten Städtebilder, No. 296