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Inscription

in brown ink on spine: Abbatis/Ursperg/Chronic; in graphite on spine underlined: Eleohter; inside upper cover in red ink: V.I.II.; in graphite upper left: 0599/DON; upper center underlined: WORLD CHRONICLE / BURCHARDUS - Provost of Ursperg / Chronicon abbatis Ursperger.../First complete edition Augsburg. 1515; center: ADAMS C 1517. / STC. German p. 169; lower cover in graphite upper left: collated / NLR/6/99; upper right: HBS 31336D/ 1116 (circled) / c.p. / JC BOLTD / 10/99/ cx168 / 7xJS/-

Provenance

Froben, Graf of Helfenstein [b. 1573], ownership inscription on title. (Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London); purchased 2012 by NGA.

Bibliography
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Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberge: nos. 148, 154.