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date: 08 December 2019

Koberger, Anton [Köburger]locked

(b Nuremberg, fl 1472; d Nuremberg, Oct 3, 1513).
  • Gordon Campbell

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[Köburger]

(b Nuremberg, fl 1472; d Nuremberg, Oct 3, 1513).

German publisher. Koberger introduced printing to Nuremberg in 1470 and sold his books through his 16 shops and his network of agents throughout Europe. He published more than 200 folio incunabula, many of which were lavishly illustrated with woodcuts, including Hartmann Schedel’s Nuremberg Chronicle. On his death the business passed to his heirs who went bankrupt in ...

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