Stuttgart: KOHLHAMMER, 1956. hardcover. Two volumes. 251 full page illustrations, thick folios, black cloth; spines slightly faded. Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, 1956. An internally fine, very good copy. very good.
Weisskunig is the 16th century account of the life of the Emperor Maximilian I. Written by Marx Treitzsaurwein following dictation and instruction from the emperor. It was illustrated primarily by a collaboration of Leonard Beck (1480-1542), Hans Burgkmair (1473-1531), Hans Schäuffelein (1480-1540),
and Hans Springinklee (1490-1540).