Turnierbuch - Book of Tournament, 1532

Rüxner’s famous 'Book of Tournament', with lavishly illustrated descriptions of thirty-six tournaments, is one of the highlights among illustrated books from 16-century Germany. Full title: 'Anfang, ursprung und herkomen des Thurniers inn Teutscher nation: Wievil Thurnier biß uff den letstenn zu Wormbs : Auch wie unnd an welchen orten die gehalten, und durch was Fürsten, Grauen, Herrn, Ritter und vom Adel, sie iederzeit besucht worden sindt'.
Early printed book
320 x 223 mm – 220 leaves. With 284 large and small woodcut illustrations.



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