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Bod-Inc: R-117

Rolewinck, Werner

Fasciculus temporum.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] [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; the text is based on that in Wirtzburg's 1481 edition (R‑116).

[m6r] [Continuation of the chronicle.] Incipit: ‘Karolus dux Burgondie primum memorabile bellum . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . . ex corpore suo traherent'). Includes the death of Charles the Bold.

[m6r] [Colophon.] The colophon appears to be identical to that of Wirtzburg (R‑116), except for the replacement of Wirtzburg's name with that of Richel.


Imprint: [Basel]: Bernhard Richel, 20 Feb. 1482. Folio.


Collation: [*6 a–d8 e6 f g8 h6 i–l8 m6].

Illustrations: Woodcuts: see BMC.


ISTC: ir00267000

Hain: HC 6932;

Goff: Goff R‑267;


Proctor: Pr 7538;

Others: Baer, Die Illustrierten Historienbücher, p. xx, no. 117; BSB‑Ink R‑243; Oates 2759; Sack, Freiburg, 3096; Schramm XXI p. 25; Schreiber V 5115 and 5115A; Sheppard 2380. Microfiche: Unit 4: Chronicles and Historiography: Part I, CH 68.

LCN: 14112984


Copy number: R-117(1)

On [a3r] a misprint is corrected by a slip printed ‘yrath' superimposed.

Binding: Seventeenth-century mottled calf; the title in gilt on a brown leather label on the spine; sprinkled red-edged leaves; ‘10' (erased) and ‘12' across the fore-edge. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of upper cover.

Size: 298 × 203 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 291 × 185 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, cropped, in a seventeenth-century English(?) hand, supplying underlining, pointing hands, and key words.

In the table initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 20, where a ‘Fasciculus temporum per Wernerum Rolewinnck. Col. 1482.' is listed. Presented in 1659.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: D 2. 10 Art. Seld.

SHELFMARK: E 1. 12 Art. Seld.

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