A Bilbao bookseller sells a jewel of the incunabula to the Government for 55,000 euros

The Ministry of Transport buys a copy of ‘Chronicles of Nuremberg’, from 1493, from the owner of Astarloa

1,804 woodcuts (engraved using wooden plates) appear throughout its 325 folios.  Its paper is made of cloth, which explains the perfect state of conservation.  It weighs about 10 kilos.  It was read on a lectern or desk and should be stored horizontally to avoid warping.
1,804 woodcuts (engraved using wooden plates) appear throughout its 325 folios. Its paper is made of cloth, which explains the perfect state of conservation. It weighs about 10 kilos. It was read on a lectern or desk and should be stored horizontally to avoid warping.
Isabel Urrutia Cabrera
ISABEL URRUTIA CABRERA

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 02:06