History

  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Ultima etas mundi [The Last Judgement]

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The Last Judgement, one of the most sought-after woodcuts of the Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg Chronicle ....

    Ultima etas mundi [The Last Judgement]
    12146

    The Last Judgement from Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed 1493 in Nuremberg.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  In Principio creavit Deus celum et terra...

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg Chronicle , starts with the creation of the world by God according to the...

    In Principio creavit Deus celum et terra...
    12145

    Collection of 4 sheets of the history of creation, Genesis, printed by H. Koberger 1493 in Nuremberg.

    3 500,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  [God the Father on a throne]

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The first page of the Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg Chronicle . The famous frontispiece with the...

    [God the Father on a throne]
    12147

    God the Father from Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed 1493 in Nuremberg.

    900,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  [Armageddon, Apocalypse] Septima etas mundi

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The Apocalypse or Armageddon is one of the most sought-after woodcuts of the Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg...

    [Armageddon, Apocalypse] Septima etas mundi
    12148

    Armageddon, Apocalypse from Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed 1493 in Nuremberg.

    2 400,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  [Adam and Eve]

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A beautiful woodcut of Adam and Eve.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde , printed 1575 in two volumes in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau and Michel Sonnius...

    [Adam and Eve]
    11621

    Woodcut of an old master drawing. Adam and Eve. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    250,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  L'Amphiteatre, dict les Arenes

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of the Arènes de Nîmes . With Romulus and Remus , a bull and gladiators during a fight. Ruled in brown ink.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie...

    L'Amphiteatre, dict les Arenes
    11672

    Antique woodcut town view of Arena of Nimes, Nimes, Languedoc. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    190,00 €
  • 1675 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Erschrecklicher und Erbärmlicher Schaw Platz Verüblter Frantzösischer Schandt Brandt und...

    circa 1675

    Extremely rare, large engraved pamphlet on 4 sheets joined. Shows dramatic scenes during the French-Dutch War (1672-1679). The unusual dramatic scenes of violence for this time of printmaking are...

    Erschrecklicher und Erbärmlicher Schaw Platz Verüblter Frantzösischer...
    11205

    Extremely rare, large pamphlet of the French-Dutch War. Printed on 4 sheets in the year 1675.

    2 800,00 €
  • 1710 - Justus Danckerts

    Justus Danckerts:  Historische en Geographische Tafel om te Leren eeen Kort Begrip vande Landen en Staaten in Europa...

    Cornelius Danckerts, Amsterdam, circa 1710

    Engraved table with historical and geographical information of different European countries by Caspar Specht. For Portugal, for example, six provinces, the area under cultivation and the income are...

    Historische en Geographische Tafel om te Leren eeen Kort Begrip vande...
    12190

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Coat of arms. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelius Danckerts circa 1710.

    200,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Andere historische Ritter-Orden Charte...

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Old coloured copper engraving with knight orders from Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius by Christoph Weigel. First published in Nuremberg in 1718....

    Andere historische Ritter-Orden Charte...
    11927

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Coat of arms. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    65,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Erste historische Ritter-Orden Charte...

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Old coloured copper engraving with knight orders from Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius by Christoph Weigel. First published in Nuremberg in 1718....

    Erste historische Ritter-Orden Charte...
    11928

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Coat of arms. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    65,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Discus Cronologicus Omnium S.R.I. Electorum

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Timeline of rulers within the German Empire as a circular diagram. Each circle corresponds to an electorate. From 1200 to 1800, no printed entries after 1716. Continued by an old hand with ink...

    Discus Cronologicus Omnium S.R.I. Electorum
    11932

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Timeline. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    220,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Discus Chronologicus Regum Utriusque Siciliae et Ducum Principumque Italiae

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Rare and attractive timewheel of the reigns of the kings and dukes in Italy as a circular diagram. Each circle corresponds to a jurisdictions. From 1000 to 1800, no printed entries after 1718....

    Discus Chronologicus Regum Utriusque Siciliae et Ducum Principumque Italiae
    11933

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Timeline. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    240,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Flagen aller seefahrenden Potenzen und Nationen in der gantzen Weldt. Vorgestellt von Christoph...

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Flag chart with 139 flags of all seafaring nations. Last field with colouring instructions. Old coloured copper engraving from Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et...

    Flagen aller seefahrenden Potenzen und Nationen in der gantzen Weldt....
    11934

    Copper engraving of a maritim scenery. Flags. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    380,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Eigentliche abbildung, derer in Venedig gebräuchlichen Schiffe, vornehmlich aber des Bucentauro

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Beautiful old coloured engraving of the Bucintoro (Bucentaur), the state barge of the Doge of Venice. The magnificent Venetian galley was equipped with 168 oars with 42 straps. The Bucintoro was...

    Eigentliche abbildung, derer in Venedig gebräuchlichen Schiffe,...
    11936

    Copper engraving of a maritim scenery. Galley, Bucentaur, Bucintoro, Venice, Venezia. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    780,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Ihro Röm. Kayserl. und Röm. Königl. May Cession ihres Erb-Rechts auf die Spanische Monarchie,...

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Depiction of the award ceremony of the right of inheritance to Archduke Carl to the King of Spain. Engraving from Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius...

    Ihro Röm. Kayserl. und Röm. Königl. May Cession ihres Erb-Rechts auf die...
    11939

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Carl II. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    120,00 €
  • 1718 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Prospect der Stadt Nürnberg von St. Peter, welche Straße Iosephus I. als Römischer König herein...

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Depiction of the procession of the entry of Joseph I into the city of Nuremberg. In the background a view of the city. Engraving from Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas...

    Prospect der Stadt Nürnberg von St. Peter, welche Straße Iosephus I. als...
    11941

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Nuremberg. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    290,00 €
  • 1720 - Christoph Weigel

    Christoph Weigel:  Abbildung des auf der Strasse Quincampoix in Paris entstandenen so berühmten Actien-Handels....

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1720

    Engraving of one of the most infamous financial breakdowns in history, known as the Mississippi bubble . Shows the chaotic situation during the wind trade on Rue Quinquempoix in Paris. From...

    Abbildung des auf der Strasse Quincampoix in Paris entstandenen so...
    11940

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Trading, Mississippi Bubble. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1720.

    750,00 €
  • 1783 - Nicolas Gabriel le Clerc

    Nicolas Gabriel le Clerc:  Tab. II et III.

    Paris, 1783

    Beautiful engraving of fittings of horses used by the Tartars or Cossacks. From the Atlas Volume of "Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne" by N. G. Le Clerc.

    Tab. II et III.
    10528

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Cossacks, Tartars. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.

    100,00 €
  • 1783 - Nicolas Gabriel le Clerc

    Nicolas Gabriel le Clerc:  Tab. IV et V.

    Paris, 1783

    Beautiful engraving of fittings by the Tartars or Cossacks. From the Atlas Volume of "Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne" by N. G. Le Clerc.

    Tab. IV et V.
    10529

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Cossacks, Tartars. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.

    70,00 €
  • 1783 - Nicolas Gabriel le Clerc

    Nicolas Gabriel le Clerc:  Tab. VII et VIII.

    Paris, 1783

    Beautiful engraving of fittings by the Tartars or Cossacks. From the Atlas Volume of "Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne" by N. G. Le Clerc.

    Tab. VII et VIII.
    10530

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Cossacks, Tartars. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.

    70,00 €
  • 1783 - Nicolas Gabriel le Clerc

    Nicolas Gabriel le Clerc:  Tab. VI et VII.

    Paris, 1783

    Beautiful engraving of fittings by the Tartars or Cossacks. From the Atlas Volume of "Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne" by N. G. Le Clerc.

    Tab. VI et VII.
    10531

    Copper engraving of a historical scene. Cossacks, Tartars. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.

    70,00 €
  • 1810 - Francois Pigeot

    Francois Pigeot:  Prise d'Ulm, le 17 Octobre 1805.

    Paris, circa 1810

    Engraving of the capture of Ulm by the troups of Napoleon, engraved by Francois Pigeot after a drawing of Jacques Francois Joseph Swebach.

    Prise d'Ulm, le 17 Octobre 1805.
    11206

    Coloured town view with Napoleon, Ulm. Printed in Paris circa 1810.

    100,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Von der Insel Giava

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early depiction of cannibalism in Southeast Asia. Verso a view of Pego. Transcription of the text to the right of the woodcut:In etlichen Stetten dieser Inseln frißt man Menschenfleisch,...

    Von der Insel Giava
    11533

    Woodcut of a historical scene. Cannibalism. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  [Noah's Ark]

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A very detailed woodcut of Noah's Ark.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde , printed 1575 in two volumes in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau and Michel Sonnius...

    [Noah's Ark]
    11620

    Woodcut of an old master drawing. Noah's Ark. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

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