Review Auction No. 124
7 C. of Book Art
Rarities and valuables of European book art came under the hammer in this auction, including a very well preserved specimen of the famous ‘Schedel‘sche Weltchronik’, with more than 1,800 artfully colored woodcuts, printed in 1493 by Anton Koberger in Nuremberg. The incunabula entered the auction with a starting price of €45,000, and was sold for €75,000. An 11 meters long vellum roll of the world chronic written in French language and showing scores of early city views of London, Paris, Rome and Troy was sold for €34,000.