FRECULPHUS, BISHOP OF LISIEAUX. DIED 853.
Chronicorum tomi II. [Cologne]: Melchoir Novesiamus, 1539. *4, A-P6, Q4, R-Z, Aa-Dd6. Folio (205 x 322 mm). Modern quarter vellum over patterned paper boards. An excellent copy.
First edition. Freculphus' work chronicles the creation of the world to his own time, utilizing Christian as well as pagan sources. The Chronicorum is most valuable for Freculphus' treatment of his own time, which he perceived as the end of an epoch.
Provenance: From the estate of Herman L. Hoeh.