2nd Ed. wood cut page #108 printed by Schoensperger.
size page 9" by 13.5" mat 14" by 19.5" good condition see images. The work celebrates the exploits and heroic feats of the Emperor Maximilian I in overcoming the difficulties he faced on his journey to seek the hand in marriage of Queen Ernreich (Mary of Burgundy) in 1478.The fraktur type used in the Theuerdank was based on letter forms from a manuscript writing book compiled between about 1507 and 1517 by Leonhard Wagner, possibly for presentation to Maximilian.
PFINTZING, Melchior (1481-1535). [Theuerdank]. The geuerlicheiten and one part of the stories of the praiseworthy streytparen and highly famous hero and knight mr. Tewrdannckhs. Nuremberg [printed at Augsburg]: Johann Schönsperger the elder for the emperor Maximilian I, .