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Bod-Inc: R-110

Rolewinck, Werner

Fasciculus temporum.


Analysis of Content

b2r [Rolewinck, Werner: Prologue.] Incipit: ‘  “[G]eneratio et generatio . . . pronunciabunt” [Ps 144,4] scribitur Psalmo 144. Cum non sine multa diligentia . . .’

b2v [Rolewinck, Werner]: Fasciculus temporum. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n principio creauit Deus celum et terram” [Gn 1,1]. Dicit beatus Augustinus . . .’ Expl: stendum se disponeret. See R‑104; following [Cologne]: Nicolaus Götz, [1478] (R‑109) for the index, and [Cologne]: Conrad Winters, de Homborch, 8 Nov. 1476 (R‑107) for the text; see Stillwell, ‘Fasciculus Temporum’, 421.

h6r [Table.]


Imprint: [Cologne]: Heinrich Quentell, 1479. Folio.


Collation: b–f10 g h8 [i6].

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ir00259000

Hain: HC *6923;

Goff: Goff R‑259;

BMC: BMC I 261;

Proctor: Pr 1240;

Others: Baer, Die Illustrierten Historienbücher, p. xvii, no. 91; BSB‑Ink R‑237; CIBN 167; Oates 715; Rhodes 1523; Sack, Freiburg, 3090; Schramm VIII p. 19; Schreiber V 5110; Sheppard 943; Stillwell, ‘Fasciculus Temporum’, 421 and Table B; Voulliéme, Köln, 1030. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II, CH 65.

LCN: 14111080


Copy number: R-110(1)

Gathering [i] is unsigned.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter calf over green and blue marbled paper boards; the title and printer's name on red and green leather labels on the spine; bound for Kloß.

Size: 402 × 299 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 392 × 286 mm.

A few marginal notes in a contemporary north European hand supplying headings, brackets, and folio numbers. Notes in several early sixteenth-century French hands, extracting key words, ‘nota' marks, and supplying a note in French on h6v: ‘Lan 1551 premier jour de l'ascension, 7 de may, en alant au chapittre a Chaulmerach(?) ilz neigea de puyt 4 heures du matin tens que a dix heures revenants [/umes] ceste neige puys Ville Franche teusque a Lyon ceste annee fut asses frenelz(?) darbres et de vins mays. Le ble fut cher teusque aux moissons de lan 1552 auquel an au moys d'avrix(!) Le Roy de France, Henry, ala aux allamannes a louer du duc Maurice et print la cite de mes Danville . . . Et aultres . . . se fermera par les nuvelles croniques'. Notes in Latin in a fifteenth-century French hand, and in French in the same sixteenth-century French hand on [i7v]–[i8r] referring to the events in France in the years 1483, 1488, and 1551. ‘1060- | 1044' in pencil on front pastedown. ‘R 3' in black ink on b2r.

Provenance: Desiderius Buffet (†1603); inscription: ‘Ex bibliotheca pp Carmelitarum Diuionensium . . . Desiderius Buffet 1560' on b2r and h6v. Dijon, Burgundy, Carmelites. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1746. Purchased for £0. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 24.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.30.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 1.30.

Copy number: R-110(2)

Not in Sheppard. In this copy leaf b2 is unsigned.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards; the title on a red leather label on the spine; red-edged leaves.

Size: 395 × 286 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 386 × 282 mm.

A few ‘nota' marks are supplied in red. ‘5827' (erased) on verso of front endleaf. Inscriptions below the colophon on h8v and on [i1r] have been obliterated.

On b2r a seven-line initial ‘G' is coloured in red and blue with reserved white decoration. Elsewhere one- to three-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in blue or red ink; capital strokes and underlining in red. A woodcut of three ‘amazons' is pasted on the recto of the front endleaf.

Provenance: Michael Andrew (eighteenth century); book-plate containing a coat of arms on an oval shield: azure on a fess argent, three molets pierced (tincture unidentified); with motto ‘Always Faithful' on front pastedown. London, St Bride Foundation, Passmore Edwards Library; see stamp on verso of front endleaf. Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate; purchased from McLeish, 31 July 1952 for £37; accession no. ‘R1092'. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 97.3.

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