Ms. Codex 1291 - [Ledger of Medici accounts]
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__|a PAULM |c PAULM |e amremm |d PAULM
_9|a Ms. Codex 1291
00|a [Ledger of Medici accounts] |h [manuscript].
__|a [Italy], |c 1573-1580.
__|a 144 leaves : |b paper ; |c 327 x 228 mm. bound to 344 x 233 mm. + |e 1 note.
__|a Ms. codex.
__|a Title supplied by cataloger.
__|a Foliation: Paper, i (paper) + 144 leaves + i (paper); rectos numbered [i], 2-144, contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto; versos numbered 1-144, contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper left verso. Arabic and Roman numbers are often mixed, some pages are not numbered..
__|a Layout: Written in 3 columns with vertical bounding lines in lead; the small column on the left with a transaction number; the large central column with a brief description of the transaction and the individual who acts as counterpart in the transaction; the small one on the right with the amount of the asset or liability in Arabic numerals.
__|a Script: Written in a cursive script, perhaps by multiple hands.
__|a Watermark: Similar to Briquet, Homme 7573 (Milan, 1590), but with a more triangular body; and to Armoire 1131 (Florence 1529).
__|a Binding: Contemporary vellum, no. 49 on spine; the heading Ent[rata] et uscita, no. 249, letter A with decorative penwork on upper cover; lower cover wraps around upper cover with leather ties; decorative leatherwork on spine.
__|a Origin: Written in Italy between 1573 (f. 1v) and 1580 (f. 121v).
__|a Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
4_|a 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), |c p. 195 (Ms. Lea 237).
__|a Ledger of accounts of Andrea di Carlo de' Medici for the years 1573-1580. Often includes the nature of a given transaction and its amount, as well as listing the names of the individuals that act as counterparts in the transaction.
__|a UPenn Ms. Codex 1291
1_|a Sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal, 1961.
10|a Medici, Andrea de'.
_0|a Accounting |z Italy |y 16th century.
_7|a Codices. |2 aat
_7|a Accounts. |2 aat
_7|a Credit records. |2 aat
_7|a Ledgers (account books) |2 aat
_0|a Manuscripts, Italian |y 16th century.
_0|a Manuscripts, Renaissance.
__|b Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts |a University of Pennsylvania |e 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j Ms. Codex 1291
41|z Facsimile |u http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/4432963
__|a C0 |b PAULM
__|a DLA |b 20110429