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Leaf from Das Concilium Geschehen zu Constanz

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 18
Identifier: 20131017.1

Content Description

Includes one paper leaf with colored illustrations on both sides with a separate paragraph description. From the description (in German) that came with the leaf: "Richenthal, Ulrich von. Das Conciliuim Geschehen zu Constanz. Augsburg, Anton Sorg, 1483. Hain-Cop. 5610. BMC II, 350. Schreiber 5095.  First and very rare edition of Richenthal's famous book on the Council of Constance, equally important as a historic source, richly decorated with woodcuts, and as the first book to contain printed coats of arms." "The two really noteworthy words of Sorg are first the Seusse and next the Council of Constance, which is first the first heraldic woodcut work..."  (Morris).

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  • 1483


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