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Bod-Inc: R-119

Rolewinck, Werner

Fasciculus temporum.


Analysis of Content

a2r [Rolewinck, Werner: Prologue.] Incipit: ‘  “[G]eneratio et generatio . . . pronunciabunt” [Ps 144,4] scribitur Psalmo 144. Cum non sine multa diligentia . . .’

a3r [Rolewinck, Werner]: Fasciculus temporum. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n principio creauit Deus celum et terram” [Gn 1,1]. Dicit beatus Augustinus . . .’ See R‑104.

i8r [Continuation of the chronicle.] Incipit: ‘Anno incarnationis domini millesimo quadragintesimo septuagesimo tertio . . .'; explicit ‘ . . . maxime preciosis habuit'. As in Götz's [1474] edition (R‑105); includes an account of the meeting between Charles, Duke of Burgundy, and Emperor Frederick in 1473.

2a1r [Table.]


Imprint: [Cologne: Ludwig von Renchen?, not after 1483]. Folio.

Remarks: The Frankfurt copy has a purchase date of 1483; see K. Ohly and V. Sack, Inkunabelkatalog der Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek (Frankfurt, 1966-7), 2481. For arguments concerning the printer see V. Scholderer, ‘Michael Wenssler and his Press at Basel' in Scholderer, Fifty Essays, 53-4.


Collation: a8 b–g8.6 h i8 2a6.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ir00269000

Hain: HC 6914;

Goff: Goff R‑269;

BMC: BMC I 269;

Proctor: Pr 1284;

Others: Baer, Die Illustrierten Historienbücher, p. xxi, no. 97a; BSB‑Ink R‑245; CIBN R‑175; Oates 735-6; Schramm VIII p. 25; Schreiber V 5116 and 5116A; Sheppard 949; Voulliéme, Köln, 1033. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II, CH 72.

LCN: 14113015


Copy number: R-119(1)

Bound with D‑197(1); see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 303 × 208 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Marginal notes in sixteenth-century German hands providing pointing hands, folio numbers, and summaries of short passages. A note in a sixteenth-century English hand on h1r: ‘Apes lakks(!) tayles and this Ape lakks his hede, worthy to his deserts. It may be percey[ved] by this here above, therefore that oppynley we be not ye first yat has . . .’

Initials, paragraph marks, and capital strokes are supplied in red.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 2.2(2).

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