MUSCULUS, Wolfgang (1497-1536). The Temporisour (that is to saye: the obseruer of tyme, or he that chaungeth with the tyme). Compyled in Latyn & translated into Frenche by Mayster Valleran Pulleyn. And oute of Frenche into Inglishe by R.P. [Wesel? for H.Singleton?] July 1555.
Small 8° (122 x 80mm). Collation: A-H8. (Lacking final blank; title slightly soiled; some ink underlining.) Early 19th-century half calf. Provenance: Early signature at head of title cropped; price 8d in upper corner; Bute bookplate.
First Edition in English, one of two issues. Translated by Robert Pownall (1520-71). The earlier edition in French was published in London by S.Mierdman in 1550. STC 18313 (records 4 copies, one imperfect, including the present). The other, issue STC 18312, is only known in one copy.