Analysis of Content
[a2r] Rolewinck, Werner: [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘ “[G]eneratio et generatio . . . pronunciabunt” [Ps 144,4] scribitur Psalmo 144. Cum non sine multa diligentia . . .’
[a2v] [Rolewinck, Werner]: Fasciculus temporum. Incipit: ‘ “[I]n principio creauit Deus celum et terram” [Gn 1,1]. Dicit beatus Augustinus . . .’ Expl: resistendum se disponeret. See R‑104; the text is derived from that in the eight- and nine-leaf-index issues of Ther Hoernen's version; see Murray, 10, 16-17; Stillwell, ‘Fasciculus Temporum’, 421.
Imprint: [Cologne]: Conrad Winters, de Homborch, 8 Nov. 1476. Folio.
Collation: [*8 a–e10 f g8].
Hain: H 6919;
Goff: Goff R‑255;
Proctor: Pr 1160;
Others: Baer, Die Illustrierten Historienbücher, p. xvi, no. 88; BSB‑Ink R‑234; CIBN R‑164; Oates 649; Rhodes 1521; Sack, Freiburg, 3087; Schramm VIII p. 19; Schreiber V 5107; Sheppard 885-6; Stillwell, ‘Fasciculus Temporum’, 421 and Table B; Voulliéme, Köln, 1028. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II, CH 64.
LCN: 14111065, 14111149
Copy number: R-107(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [a1].
Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over green and blue marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß; red leather index tabs on [a2]; index tabs removed from [c6].
Size: 406 × 292 × 30 mm.
Size of leaf: 398 × 280 mm.
A few marginal notes in a fifteenth-century German hand in red and black ink supplying ‘nota' signs, pointing hands, and structuring the text with numbers. A few notes in sixteenth-century German hands, providing additions to the table and to the text (e.g. ‘usque ad Lutheri martini tempora . . . anno domini 1523' on [f5r]). ‘1048-157' in pencil on front pastedown.
Some woodcuts coloured in yellow, red, and green. On [a2r] and [a3r] four-line initials, ‘G' in blue ink and ‘M' in red ink with brown pen-work within the space formed by the letter. Elsewhere one- to ten-line initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes, underlining, and folio numbers are supplied in red.
Provenance: Worms, Rheinhessen, Capuchins; ‘FF. capucinorum Wormatensium' on [*1r]. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1743. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 24.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.29.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 1.29.
Copy number: R-107(2)
Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [g7–8].
By an error of imposition the text of [f1v] is repeated on [g3v]. The leaf [g6v] is blank. The second sheet of gathering [f] is misbound within sheet 4. Leaf [g2] is misbound before [g1].
Binding: Eighteenth-century Netherlandish(?) gold-tooled red morocco; gilt-edged leaves, with a small amount of gauffering at the corners; marbled pastedowns.
Size: 380 × 289 × 28 mm.
Size of leaf: 368 × 276 mm.
Folio numbers are supplied in a fifteenth-century German hand. Manuscript signatures are supplied in red in the lower left-hand corner of some leaves. A few marginal notes in a sixteenth-century German hand, supplying ‘nota' marks, pointing hands, and continuation of folio numbers. ‘No. 60' on the rear endleaf.
Some woodcuts are coloured in red, yellow, green, and blue. One- to four-line initials, capital strokes, and some underlining are supplied in red.
Provenance: Date of acquisition unknown; other books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired between 1837 and 1858.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.27
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