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AFTB 59: Leaf from Cronecken der Sassen (The Saxon Chronicles)., 1492

 Item — Item: AFTB 59
Collection number: Item AFTB59

Scope and Contents

Inculabulum. Woodcut of Medieval battle hand colored non-contemporary with printed text in Low Middle 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.

Dates

  • Created: 1492

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 149 items

Language

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: Germanic languages

From the Collection: French

From the Collection: Latin

From the Collection: Spanish; Castilian

Location

On display at Vice President's ofice, West Hall

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
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Valdosta GA 30601 United States
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