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Bod-Inc: R-108

Rolewinck, Werner

Fasciculus temporum.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] [Table.]

[a1r] [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 . . .’ See R‑104.

[g8v] [Continuation of the chronicle.] Incipit: ‘Fridericus dux Bauarie comes Palatinus . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . . in principatu dominiorum Burgundiae successit'. The text is derived from that in the eight- and nine-leaf-index issues of Ther Hoernen's version (R‑104); see Murray, 10; Stillwell, ‘Fasciculus Temporum’, 421-2. Includes an account of the death of Charles the Bold and the succession of Maximilian.


Imprint: [Speier]: Peter Drach, 24 Nov. 1477. Folio.


Collation: [* a–d10 e–g8].

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ir00257000

Hain: H 6921;

Goff: Goff R‑257;

BMC: BMC II 488;

Proctor: Pr 2329;

Others: Baer, Die Illustrierten Historienbücher, p. xvi, no. 115; BSB‑Ink R‑235; CIBN R‑165; Sack, Freiburg, 3088; Schramm XVI p. 14; Schreiber V 5108; Sheppard 1691; Stillwell, ‘Fasciculus Temporum’, 421 and Table D. Microfiche: Unit 4: Chronicles and Historiography: Part I, CH 64.

LCN: 14111125


Copy number: R-108(1)

The blank leaf [*1] is cropped.

Binding: Eighteenth-century quarter calf with marbled paper boards; the spine gold-tooled, with the title in gilt on a red label; a printed letter ‘A' on a square paper label and ‘[ ]|3' on a rhomboid paper label at the head and tail of the spine respectively; red-edged leaves.

Size: 266 × 204 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 263 × 188 mm.

A few marginal notes in a contemporary German hand in German and Latin. On [a5v]: ‘[Lot]h ist Abrahams brůder sůn geweßen'. On [b5v] the same hand adds Jeremiah's prophecy about the Jews' exile in Babylon: ‘Hyeremias dicit Jherusalem per Caldeos destructandam(?), et populum Israhel captiuatum(?) et ductum in Babylonem. Et hec transmigratio Babylonica et destructio Jherusalemis facta est ante Christum uel natiuitatem(?) saluatoris anno [deleted] 587'. Almost obliterated notes in a sixteenth-century German hand on the cropped leaf [*1] and on [e2r]. The author is named in a note in a seventeenth-century German hand on [g8v.]

Initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes, underlining, running headings, and folio numbers are supplied in red.

Provenance: Probably acquired before 1843; a copy of this edition is recorded in Catalogus (1843).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 4.16.

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