Dennmaerckische Chronick, Initial A

Alchoran: Z Dennmaerckische: B

Copy of Holbein's dance of death alphabet letter A. From the book Dennmaerckische Chronick, 1545, published by Johannes Schott. The letter is printed upside down to function as a V. The 1558-edition does in fact use a V here: Vff de selbige zeit

Dennmaerckische: A

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