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Bod-Inc: R-114

Rolewinck, Werner

Fasciculus temporum, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Table.]

[b1r] [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 . . .’ See R‑104; the text is derived from that in Walch's 1479 edition (R‑111); see BMC.

[i8r] [Continuation of the chronicle.] Incipit: ‘Karolus dux Burgundiae cum ciuitatem Nanseiam . . .'; explicit ‘ . . . “Hic iaces Karole iamque quiesce tibi”  ’.’ Includes the death of Charles the Bold.

[i8r] [Colophon.]

[k1r] Laertius, Diogenes [pseudo-; Burlaeus, Gualtherus]: ‘De vita et moribus philosophorum autoritates extracte'.’ Incipit: ‘[T]ales philosophus Asianus Athenis claruit. Hic primus sapiens appelatus est . . .'; explicit: [S]ymacus patricius claruit Rome tempore Anastasii . . . crudele et impium deserere. Et hec de vita et moribus philosophorum ex Laercio satis sint dicta'.’ Gualterus Burlaeus, Liber de vita et moribus philosophorum, ed. H. Knust, Bibliothek des litterarischen Vereins in Stuttgart, 177 (Tübingen, 1886), extracts from cap. i–cxxxi.


Imprint: Seville: Alfonso del Puerto and Bartolomé Segura, 1480. Folio.


Collation: [a–k8].

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ir00263000

Hain: HCR 6927;

Goff: Goff R‑263;

BMC: BMC X 31;

Proctor: Pr 9519;

Others: Baer, Die Illustrierten Historienbücher, p. xviii, no. 136; Nigel Griffin, 'Spanish Incunabula in the John Rylands University Library of Manchester', Bulletin of the John Rylands Library of Manchester, 70,2 (1988), 21-32, no. 2; Kurz 324; Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, I & II 583; Schreiber V 5111b; Sheppard 7300; Vindel, Arte, V 31:9. Microfiche: Unit 4: Chronicles & Historiography: Part 1, CH 66.

LCN: 14113048


Copy number: R-114(1)

Wanting gathering [k] containing extracts from Vitae et moribus philosophorum.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half red morocco over marbled paper boards; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 330 × 243 × 27 mm.

Size of leaf: 323 × 229 mm.

A few marginal notes in a contemporary cursive hand, extracting personal names. A few notes in a sixteenth-century Spanish hand, mainly providing ‘nota' and ‘ojo' signs, brackets, and lists of numbers. A manuscript inital ‘G' is supplied on [b1r]. ‘306 o/o/-' and monetary calculations on front endleaves.

Lines drawn in red ink.

Provenance: James Tregaskis; Catalogue 306, no. 276. Purchased from Tregaskis for £10. 10. 0; see Library Bills (1895).

SHELFMARK: Inc. c. S4.1480.1.

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