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Bod-Inc: R-129

Rolewinck, Werner

Fasciculus temporum [French] le Fardelet du Temps (trans. Pierre Farget).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Le Fardelet du Temps'.

a1v [Woodcut.]

a2r [Rolewinck, Werner: Prologue.] Both the prologue and the Fasciculus Temporum are translated by Pierre Farget. Incipit: ‘[A]lonneur de dieu tout puissant et de la glorieuse vierge Marie . . .’

a2v [Rolewinck, Werner: Fasciculus Temporum.] Incipit: ‘[A]u commencement du monde et le sixieme jour dieu forma Adam . . .’ See R‑104.

m2r [Continuation of the chronicle.] Incipit: ‘Lan Mille CCCC lxvii Charles duc de Bourgoigne entra au pays du Liege . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . . laquelle leur avoit fait grace et donne reveonniee, furent pugnis'. Includes the death of Charles the Bold, succession of Maximilan, accession of Innnocent VIII, and the martyrdom of Simon of Trent.

m2v [Note on the translator.] ‘Ce present livre a ete translate de latin en francoys par venerable et discrete personne Maistre Pierre Farget docteur en saincte theologie de lordre des Augustins du couvent de Lyon Lan mil. CCCC lxxxiii'.

m3r [Table.] Incipit: ‘[C]y apres sensuyt une table briefve et utile des oeuvres contenues . . .’


Imprint: Geneva: Louis Cruse, 28 Apr. 1495. Folio.


Collation: a–m8.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ir00278500

Hain: H 6944;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, R‑278a;


Proctor: Pr 7817;

Others: Baer, Die Illustrierten Historienbücher, p. xxiii, no. 145; Besson no. ccxi; CIBN R‑185; Lökkös, Genève, 69; Oates 2862; Sheppard 6778. Microfiche: Unit 4: Chronicles and Historiography: Part I, CH 77.

LCN: 14111759


Copy number: R-129(1)

Wanting the blank leaf m8.

Binding: Sixteenth-century parchment; leather ties lost. Across the head of the spine the title is written in a sixteenth-century hand; immediately beneath is a paper label with the number ‘8463'. Blue-edged leaves.

Size: 272 × 203 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 269 × 191 mm.

A single marginal note and folio numbers are supplied in a sixteenth-century hand. ‘L 34' in brown ink and ‘2/2/0' in pencil on the front pastedown. The initials ‘M. B' in brown ink

The woodcuts and initial on a2r are painted in various colours. Elsewhere paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining are painted in red.

Provenance: Denis Uniter(?) (fl. 1607); inscription ‘anno 1607 Dionisii Uniter(?) gessiegt' on a1r. Louvain, Brabant, Jesuits; inscription: ‘Collegij Societatis Jesu Lovanij 1643' on a1r. Anonymous sale (London: Sotheby's, 9 Feb. 1837), lot 299, see R‑116(2); one of the items listed in Books Purchased (1837), 33, referred to as ‘Gallice. fol. Gen. Loys M. Cruse', is probably this copy; see ‘299|14' on a paper label at the tail of the spine.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.26.

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