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Ms. Codex 1287 Ledger of Medici debtors and creditors
TitleLedger of Medici debtors and creditors
Call numberMs. Codex 1287
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4431116
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- ca. 1544
Ledger of debtors and creditors of the Medici family for the years 1543-1544. Often includes the nature of a given credit or debt and its amount, as well as listing the names of the individuals or institutions that hold the debt or credit, the most important being the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore (p. 2) and the Spedale e Spedalino di Santa Maria Novella (p. 10), a Florentine church which also offered medical help to pilgrims and those in need.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
WatermarkSimilar to Briquet, Enclume 5963 (Florence, 1514-29).
Extent95 leaves : 334 x 232 mm. bound to 343 x 230 mm
FoliationPaper, 95 leaves; versos numbered 1-18, xviiii, 20-90, [91-95], contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper left verso; rectos numbered [i], i-lvi, [lvii], lviii, [lviiii-lxi], lxii-lxvii, [lxviii], lxviiii-lxxi, [lxxii], lxxiii-lxxiiii, [lxxv], lxxvi-lxxvii, [lxxviii-lxxviiii], lxxx-lxxxviiii, [lxxxx-lxxxxiiii] upper right recto (leaves after p. 90 are blank but ruled). Each opening has a matched arabic numeral on the left and a roman numeral on the right.
BindingContemporary vellum, no. 144 on spine; the heading Q[uadern]o di cassa ventesimo, no. 297, on upper cover; lower cover with remnants of leather ties wraps around upper cover with leather strap; decorative leatherwork on spine.
- Sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal, 1961.
- Accounting--Italy--16th century
- Credit records
- Ledgers (account books)
- Manuscripts, Italian--16th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
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