Name of map     : Basilea

Cartographer    : Schedel, 1493

                  from Liber Chronicarum, Hartmann-Schedel

                  Woodcuts by Wilhelm Pleydenwurff & Michael

                  Wohlgemut. Published in Nurnberg by Anton Koberger.


Stock number    : 3210; from first, Latin edition

Page signature  : CCXLIIII

Area displayed  : view of the city of Basel;

Size of woodcut : 255 x 534 mm (in fact two adjacent woodcuts);

Paper size      : 415 x 525 mm;

Above map some 22 lines of Latin text on left and right page;

Margins, left   : 25 mm,  right: 18 mm;

         upper  : 24 mm,  lower: 13 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : white and fresh;

Age of map color: uncolored;


     margins    : none;

     image area : none, except the usual damage at centerfold, due to

                  stitching at centerfold, which has been very expertly

                  repaired; only visible when held against strong light;

     verso      : none

Overall quality :perfect/EXCELLENT/very good/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Price           :   Euro 1100

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