- Museum number
Melchior Pfintzing, "Der Aller-Durchleuchtigste Ritter, Oder Die...Abentheur...Maximiliani I...Wie solche...Melchior Pfinzing..verfaßt" (Ulm, Mattäus Schultes) 1679; containing woodcuts designed by Leonhard Beck, H. L. Schäufelein, Hans Burgkmair and others, illustrating the Holy Roman Emperor's fictional travels to the Duchy of Burgundy, together with initial letters and decorative blocks embellishing the text. Bound with letterpress titlepage printed in red and black, and a title etching showing a joust. Vellum binding.
- Production date
Height: 308 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 192 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Loose impressions from the "Theuerdank" are kept mounted in the collection.
For information about the "Theuerdank", see Giulia Bartrum "German Renaissance prints 1490-1550" (British Museum Press, 1995).
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Der Aller-Durchleuchtigste Ritter
Associated Title: Die geuerlicheiten...Tewrdanncks
Associated Title: Theuerdank
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Ownership inscription by R. W. Hay on inner cover board, recording his purchase of this book, at 10 florins, from the Vienna bookseller Matthäus Kuppitsch in September 1842.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number