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Ms. Codex 376 - De Franchi, Giovanni - [Ledger of Giovanni de Franchi banking house (Genoa)]
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De Franchi, Giovanni.
[Ledger of Giovanni de Franchi banking house (Genoa)] [manuscript].
[Genoa], 1638-1648.
Physical description:
188 leaves : paper ; 342 x 247 mm. bound 358 x 255 mm.
Accessioned, 1953.
Accounting - Italy - 17th century.
Banks and banking - Italy - Genoa - Early works to 1800.
Genoa (Italy) - History - 17th century - Economic aspects.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Italian - 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, i (contemporary parchment) + 188 + i (contemporary parchment); versos numbered [i], 2--115, rectos numbered [ii], 2-115; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners, (followed by 72 blank). Leaves laid in at f. 1, 27, 42, 70, 73, 102, and one leaf in unnumbered folios at end; blotting paper at f. 117.
Script: Written in a cursive script by more than one hand.
Binding: Contemporary blind stamped leather with gilt coat of arms and date, 1638; clasp missing.
Origin: Written in Genoa, 1638-1648 (Zacour-Hirsch).
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 120 (Ms. Italian 135).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 376
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 376

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Italian
Century: 17th century
Date: 1638
Genre: Accounts
Genre: Codices
Genre: Ledgers
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Manuscripts, Italian - 17th century
Subject: Accounting
Subject: Banks and banking
Geography: Genoa
Geography: Genoa (Italy)
Geography: Italy
Author: De Franchi, Giovanni
Page material: Paper