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The Resource Patricii Respublicae Nürenberg : das ist 83 uhralte adeliche Geschlächt, daraus der Rath von 300 Jarn hero erwölt und noch das Regiment füeren, zusamgebracht und an Tag geben

Patricii Respublicae Nürenberg : das ist 83 uhralte adeliche Geschlächt, daraus der Rath von 300 Jarn hero erwölt und noch das Regiment füeren, zusamgebracht und an Tag geben

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Patricii Respublicae Nürenberg : das ist 83 uhralte adeliche Geschlächt, daraus der Rath von 300 Jarn hero erwölt und noch das Regiment füeren, zusamgebracht und an Tag geben
Title
Patricii Respublicae Nürenberg
Title remainder
das ist 83 uhralte adeliche Geschlächt, daraus der Rath von 300 Jarn hero erwölt und noch das Regiment füeren, zusamgebracht und an Tag geben
Title variation
  • Geschlechtsbuch
  • Geschlecht Buch
Contributor
Donor
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Subject
Genre
Language
ger
Summary
First edition (containing two plates omitted from subsequent editions), compiled sometime between 1590 and 1600, of 83 illustrated genealogies or family histories of the patrician senatorial families of Nuremberg from the 14th-17th centuries.
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Language note
In German
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Included are an engraving and history of the Kress family, "Die Kressen" (figure 29) on leaf 118. Four printed leaves at end contain "Register das Geschlechtbuch darinnen angezeigt wann und zu welcher zeit ein jetliches Geschlecht in Rath erwöhlet worden und wie die Farben derselben Wappen sein."
Label
Patricii Respublicae Nürenberg : das ist 83 uhralte adeliche Geschlächt, daraus der Rath von 300 Jarn hero erwölt und noch das Regiment füeren, zusamgebracht und an Tag geben
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Publication
Note
  • Bound volume of 84 engraved leaves (including engraved title page), 6 letterpress leaves (2 of prologue, and 4 of register), and 263 blank leaves, a large number of which have been filled in with manuscript text in German in contemporary hands. The engravings are interleaved with from one to six blank/manuscript leaves
  • Paper: various watermarks
  • Script: printed text in German black letter type; margins of blank leaves are double ruled in crayon [?], and contain manuscript text in German in a calligraphic bookhand
  • Illustrations: engraved architectural title page featuring the coats of arms of the city of Nuremberg; 83 iron-engraved costumed figures representing the patrician families of Nuremberg by the Nuremberg artist Johannes Kaler. Each figure is portrayed in the mode of dress typically worn by members of the Nuremberg aristocracy, and in particular by city officials, and is accompanied by the family's coat of arms. Each figure is numbered in the upper right corner in contemporary arabic numerals in brown ink
  • Binding: bound in old parchment over paper boards; edges sprinkled gray. Hand-colored engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown of Christophorus Andreas Tucher à Simmelsdorff et Winterstein, featuring figures of St. Christopher carrying a child on his shoulder, and St. Andrew, carrying an X-shaped cross; with Tucher's motto "Christo auxiliante triumpho;" armorial bookplate on recto of front endleaf of Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein ("Ex libris Liechtensteinianis"). Large engraved pictorial and armorial bookplate of Johannes Guilhelmus Kress à Kressenstain on back pastedown; plate is signed "HT" by the engraver Hans Troschel (1592-1633), and dated 1619, and features an armless trunk of a bearded man holding a sword crosswise in his mouth; in each of the four corners are smaller arms, labelled Kress, Freidel, Haller, and Schweikhart. For a detailed description of the Kress bookplate, see A guide to the study of bookplates (ex libris) by John Leicester Warren. London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head, 1892, p. 137-138. In modern beige cloth clamshell box
  • Acquired from H.P. Kraus in 1962, as a gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
  • See also the description of this manuscript in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles, compiled by Mirella Ferrari and edited by R.H. Rouse. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1991, p. 147-148
Dimensions
33 cm (folio)
Extent
1 volume
Governing access note
Open for research in Library Special Collections, UCLA Library. Please contact Library Special Collections reference desk for paging information
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864721986
  • ucoclc864721986
Terms governing use
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Label
Patricii Respublicae Nürenberg : das ist 83 uhralte adeliche Geschlächt, daraus der Rath von 300 Jarn hero erwölt und noch das Regiment füeren, zusamgebracht und an Tag geben
Publication
Note
  • Bound volume of 84 engraved leaves (including engraved title page), 6 letterpress leaves (2 of prologue, and 4 of register), and 263 blank leaves, a large number of which have been filled in with manuscript text in German in contemporary hands. The engravings are interleaved with from one to six blank/manuscript leaves
  • Paper: various watermarks
  • Script: printed text in German black letter type; margins of blank leaves are double ruled in crayon [?], and contain manuscript text in German in a calligraphic bookhand
  • Illustrations: engraved architectural title page featuring the coats of arms of the city of Nuremberg; 83 iron-engraved costumed figures representing the patrician families of Nuremberg by the Nuremberg artist Johannes Kaler. Each figure is portrayed in the mode of dress typically worn by members of the Nuremberg aristocracy, and in particular by city officials, and is accompanied by the family's coat of arms. Each figure is numbered in the upper right corner in contemporary arabic numerals in brown ink
  • Binding: bound in old parchment over paper boards; edges sprinkled gray. Hand-colored engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown of Christophorus Andreas Tucher à Simmelsdorff et Winterstein, featuring figures of St. Christopher carrying a child on his shoulder, and St. Andrew, carrying an X-shaped cross; with Tucher's motto "Christo auxiliante triumpho;" armorial bookplate on recto of front endleaf of Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein ("Ex libris Liechtensteinianis"). Large engraved pictorial and armorial bookplate of Johannes Guilhelmus Kress à Kressenstain on back pastedown; plate is signed "HT" by the engraver Hans Troschel (1592-1633), and dated 1619, and features an armless trunk of a bearded man holding a sword crosswise in his mouth; in each of the four corners are smaller arms, labelled Kress, Freidel, Haller, and Schweikhart. For a detailed description of the Kress bookplate, see A guide to the study of bookplates (ex libris) by John Leicester Warren. London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head, 1892, p. 137-138. In modern beige cloth clamshell box
  • Acquired from H.P. Kraus in 1962, as a gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
  • See also the description of this manuscript in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles, compiled by Mirella Ferrari and edited by R.H. Rouse. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1991, p. 147-148
Dimensions
33 cm (folio)
Extent
1 volume
Governing access note
Open for research in Library Special Collections, UCLA Library. Please contact Library Special Collections reference desk for paging information
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864721986
  • ucoclc864721986
Terms governing use
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

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