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Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany
Meder, Books XXVI, 3rd German edition; Murray, German, 150; Hollstein 26c
Overall: 29.6 x 20.6 x 3.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts and diagrams
Not On View
(Nuremberg: Hieronymus Andreae [Formschneider], 1538) Folio; 93 leaves [lacking last two leaves]; 19th-century half parchment, gilt-tooled red morocco spine label, marbled paper boards; dark tan cloth box. [Bound with Munster 1544 (KBR216.2)].
Illustrations: as in 1525 edition (diagrams, letterforms), without the cuts of the Artist Drawing a Vase and Artist Drawing a Female Nude (fol. Q3v).
Nuremberg: Hieronymus Andreae, 1538
Pen and brown ink inscription on Dürer title "FF. Rothensium," with related stamp also on title "dem Kloster Roth" (probably relating to the Rot an der Rot Abbey in Upper Swabia, Germany, founded 1126 and dissolved 1803, when its library was dispersed); Anselm Franz Joseph Liel (book label; perhaps man of that name who was Staatsprokurator of Koblenz in early 19th cen.); Sylvester R. Koehler, Boston (1837-1900; first Curator of Prints, MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.
Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler