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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|
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, i (paper) + 162 + i (paper); each folio has the same number on both recto and verso; rectos numbered [i], 1-44, , 46-102, [103-162, contemporary numeration 83-142], contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper right recto; versos numbered 1-40, , 42-102, [103-162, contemporary numeration 82-142], contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper left verso (leaves 137-139 and 142 are blank but ruled).
Layout: Written for the most part 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. In certain cases, there is a variable number of columns, from 2 to 8, and each column also contains itemized accounts of a transaction, as mentioned before, or descriptions of the events which lead to a transaction.
Script: Written in a cursive script, perhaps by multiple hands.
Watermark: Similar to Briquet, Homme 7629 (Rome, 1566).
Binding: Contemporary vellum, no. 59 on spine; the heading Giornale e ricordanze, no. 221 and 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 1603 (f. 1v) and 1606 (f. 141r).
Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
|Description:||162 leaves : paper ; 421 x 278 mm. bound to 438 x 289 mm.|