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|Named Person:||House of Medici; Andrea de' Medici|
|Material Type:||Manuscript, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource|
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Title supplied by cataloger.
Similar accounts for later years appear in Ms. Codex 1320, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania.
Pagination: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 96 leaves + i (contemporary paper); 1r-1v, 2r-2v, 3r-3v, 4r-4v, 5r-5v, 6r-6v, 7-155, [i], 156-184, contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
Layout: Written in 2 columns with vertical bounding lines in lead; the large central column with a brief description of the transaction, including the name of the counterparts involved, and the smaller one on the right with the amount received or disbursed.
Script: Written in a cursive script, in the hand of Domenico Mongai.
Watermark: Similar to Briquet, Tete 15719 (Pisa, 1597-1602) but with a slimmer neck and more detailed crown.
Binding: Contemporary vellum, no. 106 on spine; the heading Entrata e uscita e giornale, letter A with decorative penwork and no. 82 on upper cover; sketches and unreadable writing inside lower cover, which wraps around upper cover with remnants of leather ties; decorative leatherwork on spine.
Origin: Written in Italy between 1623 (p. 1) and 1625 (p. 179).
Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
|Description:||96 leaves : paper ; 347 x 238 mm. bound to 360 x 244 mm.|