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[Budapest,Hungary] Schedel, Buda Ofen. Nuremberg, 1493. 9 x 20s view with text above; overall 14 x 20. BW. Some show-thru, else VG. Sold

Strong impression. Woodcut double-page view of Buda (known as Ofen to Germans) from the Nuremberg Chronicle. In 1872 Buda was joined to Pest on the opposite bank of the Danube to form Budapest. The Chronicle, edited by humanist physician Hartmann Schedel, advertised itself as a history of the world from Creation to time of going to press.

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