Title supplied by cataloger.
Pagination: Paper, i (parchment) + 240 leaves + i (parchment); versos numbered 1-75, , 77-120, [121-240], contemporary
pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper left verso; rectos numbered [i], i-xvii, [xviii-xxii], xxiii, [xxiiii-xxv],
xxvi-xxvii, [xxviii-xxxvi], xxxvii, [xxxviii], xxxviiii, [xxxx-xxxxi], xxxxii-xxxxv, [xxxxvi-xxxxviiii], l-li, [lii], liii,
[liiii-lxviii], lxviiii-lxxi, [lxxii-lxxiii], lxxiiii-lxv, [lxxvi], lxxvii-lxxxi, [lxxxii], lxxxiii, [lxxxiiii], lxxxv, [lxxxvi-lxxxx],
lxxxxi-lxxxxiiii, [lxxxxv], lxxxxvi, [lxxxxvii-lxxxxviiii], c-cii, [ciii-cviii], cviiii, [cx], cxi, [cxii-cxv], cxvi, [cxvii-cxviii],
cxviiii-cxx, [cxxi-ccxxxviiii], contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper right recto (leaves after
p. 120 are blank but ruled). Each opening has a matched arabic numeral on the left and a roman numeral on the right.
Layout: Written in 2 columns with vertical bounding lines in lead; the large column on the left with the debtor or creditor
and a brief description of the credit or debt, and the smaller one on the right with the amount of the debt or credit in arabic
numerals. Usually credits are listed on the left page and debts are listed on the right page of an opening, with the same
individuals or institutions, appearing as debtors or creditors on facing pages in some cases.
Script: Written in a cursive script, perhaps by multiple hands.
Watermark: Similar to Briquet, Echelle, 5926 (Florence, 1524-32).
Binding: Contemporary vellum, no. 27 on spine; the heading Q[uadern]o di chassa primo; no. 295 on upper cover; lower cover
wraps around upper cover with leather strap, metal buckle on upper cover; decorative leatherwork on spine.
Origin: Written in Italy, ca. 1534 (latest date of entries, p. 120)
Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.