Fasciculus tempor[um] omnes antiquorum cronicas complectens.

Accession number: 
PML 20985
Rolevinck, Werner, 1425-1502.
Impressum Argentine : per Joha[n]nem pryβ, .Mcccclxxxviii [1488].
[6], XC, [2] : illus. (woodcuts) ; 28 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1919.

Title from title page (leaf [1]/1r).
Colophon (leaf P4v): "Impressum Argentine per Joha[n]nem pryβ. Anno domini .Mcccclxxxviii."
Printed in Prüss's types 4:300G (title) 7:156G (headings), and 3:90G (text).
Collation: [1]⁶ A⁸ B-P⁶: 98 leaves, leaves P5-6 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
Tabula on leaves [1]/1r-6v.
Author's name also spelled Rolewinck.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.3 x 20.1 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: P6 (blank). PML copy formerly bound with blockbooks Biblia Pauperium (PML 3193) and Ars Moriendi (PML 3192, deaccessioned in 1975).

Modern half brown goatskin with sides covered in printed paper over paper boards (28.5 x 20.5 cm.) by Duprez-Lahey. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; plain endbands.
Variant Title: 

Fasciculus temporum


Hand decoration: Rubrication, some initials in Register and incipit (leaf A1r) added in sixteenth century by annotator. Annotations: Heavily annotated in the sixteenth century by Becker (dated 1560 on leaf [1]/6v); notes include historical events, lists of popes (up to Pius IV, 1560), alphabet: Roman, Greek, Hebrew, German (leaves E5v-6r), and list of cities and countries (leaf P5v). Contemporary price inscription at colophon (leaf P4v). Title page (leaf [1]/1r) notes original contents of volume with Passio d[omi]ni in figuris (i.e. Biblia pauperum, PML 3193) and Ars moriendi (formerly PML 3192, deaccessioned, current location unknown).

Johannes Becker, of Haselünne, Lower Saxony, inscription: "D[omi]no Ioha[n]ni Bechers hazelu[n]ius vicario presentabitur codex iste presens ob dei amorem" (leaf [1]/1r) and extensive annotations throughout updating chronology to mid-16th century; Dr. Jan Pieter Six (1824-1899), of Amsterdam, his sale, Catalogue de manuscrits et de livres provenant des collections Baron Van den Bogaerde de Heeswijk, J.P. Six, à Amsterdam, etc., 7 May 1901, lot 107; Bernard Quaritch, June 1919, cat. 393, no. 3; J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased from Quaritch, 1919.