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Theuerdank emperor Maximilian I. by Melchior Pfintzing 1537
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Theuerdank emperor Maximilian I. by Melchior Pfintzing 1537

Splendid woodcut work about the life of Maximilian I. by Melchior Pfintzing in German: 'Die Geferlicheiten und geschichten, des löblichen streytbaren unnd hochberiempten Helds und Ritters Teürdancks', published by H. Steiner, Augsburg, 1537.

SIZE: about h 28.5 cm x w 19.8 cm x d 2.2 cm

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Splendid woodcut work about the life of Maximilian I. by Melchior Pfintzing in German: 'Die Geferlicheiten und geschichten, des löblichen streytbaren unnd hochberiempten Helds und Ritters Teürdancks', published by H. Steiner, Augsburg, 1537.

AUTHOR:
Melchior Pfintzing, also: Pfinzing, (1481 - 1535) was a cleric and a high-ranking member of the royal household of Emperor Maximilian I.; he is ment to be the co-author of the Theuerdank.

CAPTION:
'Die Geferlicheiten und geschichten, des löblichen streytbaren unnd hochberiempten Helds und Ritters Teürdancks'

PRINT:
H. Steiner, Augsburg, 1537

DESCRIPTION:
Splendid and well-known German work 'Die Geferlicheiten und geschichten, des löblichen streytbaren unnd hochberiempten Helds und Ritters Teürdancks' by Melchior Pfintzing, published by H. Steiner 1537 in Augsburg. In order of Maximilian I himself, Pfintzing tells the story of the life of Theuerdank in verses. The book is illustrated with 115 woodcuts by Leonhardt Beck, Hans Burgkmair, Hans Schäufelein, Hans Weiditz and others.

BINDING:
binding in manuscript vellum of the time

SIZE:
about h 28.5 cm x w 19.8 cm x d 2.2 cm

ILLUSTRATION:
- 1 coloured woodcut vignette
- 115 text woodcuts

COLLATION:
- 1 title leaf
- 1 leaf foreword
- 97 (instead of 98) leaves content (numbered leaves 1-98)
- 4 leaves epilogue
- 1 blank leaf
- Missing: leaf 23 with two woodcuts!

CONDITION:
- satisfying- good condition
BINDING:
- partly stains and some dirt
- partly hit, spine with restoration
PAPER:
- good paper quality
- strong print, woodcuts in good condition
- age- appropriate browning, stains and partly finger stains
- leaf 75 with small torn off part in the lower margin (some picture loss)
- leaf 78 with torn off corner, laid down (some text loss)
- the last two leaves with repaired tear
- Missing: leaf 23 with two woodcuts!

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