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New acquisitions!

One of the premier collections in our Renaissance printing collection is a collection of imprints by Parisian printer Simon de Colines. The library is constantly adding to the collection in order to get a complete record of Colines’ output as a printer. Here are images from our most recent acquisitions:  

The Nuremberg Chronicle

The Nuremberg Chronicle (1493) is one of the most famous early printed books.  It is a history of the known world written by German humanist Hartmann Schedel, incorporating Biblical, classical, and European traditions.  The Nuremberg Chronicle is a large-scale work: BYU’s copy measures nearly 18 inches tall.  The book is known for its elaborate illustrations, …

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