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Ms. Codex 1288 Ledger of Medici debtors and creditors
TitleLedger of Medici debtors and creditors
Call numberMs. Codex 1288
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4431117
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Ledger of debtors and creditors of the Medici family for the years 1543-1546. 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 Spedale di Santa Maria degli Innocenti (p. 8), a children's orphanage in Florence.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
Extent48 leaves : 331 x 226 mm. bound to 337 x 231mm
FoliationPaper, 48 leaves; versos numbered 1-35, [36-48], contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper left verso; rectos numbered [i], i-xii, [xiii], xiiii, [xv], xvi, [xvii], xviii-xxvi, [xxvii-xxviii], xxviiii, [xxx-xxxi], xxxii-xxxv, [xxxvi-xlvii], contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto (leaves after p. 35 are blank but ruled). Each opening has a matched arabic numeral on the left and a roman numeral on the right.
BindingContemporary vellum, no. 33 on spine; the heading Q[uadern]o di cassa dela suventione del anno 1543 di Carlo de' Medici, 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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