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Ledgers (account books)
|Named Person:||House of Medici; Vincenzo de' Medici|
|Material Type:||Manuscript, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, i (paper) + 256 + i (paper); each folio has the same number on both recto and verso; rectos numbered [i], 1-225, [226-232], 233-237, [238-256], contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper right recto; versos numbered 1-225, [226-232], 233-237, [238-256], contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper left verso (leaves 226-232 and 238-256 are blank but ruled).
Layout: Written in 3 columns with vertical bounding lines in lead; the smaller column on the left with the transaction number or the year in which the transaction took place, the large central column with the transaction and a brief description of it, and the smaller one on the right with its amount in arabic numerals. In certain cases the large central column contains itemized accounts of a transaction within one entry.
Script: Written in a cursive script, perhaps by multiple hands, including Antonio Ciarfalli.
Watermark: Similar to Briquet, Lettre M 8390 (Florence, 1529).
Binding: Contemporary vellum, unreadable number. on spine; the heading Ent[ra]ta e usc[it]a del libro, letter B with decorative penwork on upper cover; lower cover with remnants of leather ties wraps around upper cover; decorative leatherwork on spine.
Origin: Written in Italy between 1597 (f. 1r) and 1606 (f. 237r).
Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
|Description:||256 leaves : paper ; 356 x 250 mm. bound to 362 x 253 mm.|
|Contents:||1. f.1v-31v: Entrata del libro. 2. f.32r-237v: Uscita del libro.|