First English edition of the Nuremberg chronicle: being the Liber chronicarum of Dr. Hartmann Schedel…

HERE IS FINALLY CONCLUDED the Book of Chronicles and memorable histories, from the beginning of the world to our own time, collected in Latin with great industry and judgment by highly learned men, and by George Alt, erstwhile treasury scribe (Losungsschreiber) at Nuremberg, brought from the same Latin into this German, word for word, and occasionally (but not without reason) abridged and thereafter printed at Nuremberg by the honorable and respected Anthony Koberger, at the suggestion and according to the wishes of the wise and honorable Sebald Sohreyer and Sebastian Kamermaister, citizens there, and with the co-operation of Michael Wolgemuth and William Pleydenwurff, artists and fellow citizens there, who ably adorned the work with illustrations. Completed on the 23rd day of the month of December, after the birth of Christ our Saviour 1493 years.