Chronik von allen Königen und Kaisern.

Accession number: 
PML 20900
Lirer, Thomas, active 12th? century
Ulm : Conrad Dinckmut, 12 January 1486.
[68] leaves : illus. (woodcuts) ; 28 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1920.

22 woodcuts.
Collation: a-b⁸ c-i⁶ k¹⁰: 68 leaves, leaves a1 and k10 blank.
Colophon (leaf k9r): Nach der gebůrt Cristi unsers herren .M.cccc.lxxxvi. iar. an dem .xii. tag deβ Jeners. ward dise Cronigk getruckt von Cůnrad Dinckmut zů Ulm.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML Checklist author name form: Lirer, Thoman.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.5 x 18.3 cm
PML copy missing 2 leaves: a1 and k10 (blanks).
Printed in Dinckmut's type 2:109G (text) and 3:147G (incipits).
Title from ISTC.

Modern full green goatskin with gilt-stamped turn-ins over stiff boards (28 x 19 cm), sewn on 5 supports by Lloyd. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; decorative endbands; gilt edges.
Variant Title: 

Gmünder Chronik


Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Some woodcuts have sporadic brown wash added. Annotations: Extensive 16th-century marginal notations, washed/faded.

Stuttgart, Kgl. Öffentliche Bibliothek (Württembergische Landesbibliothek), stamp and deaccessioned duplicate stamp, 19th century (leaf a2r); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), booklabel and price code: gl/-/- (front pastedown); his sale, Christie's, 10 Dec. 1917, lot 257; J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased from Giuseppe Martini, 1920.