Account book/Memorie.

Record ID: 
182209
Accession number: 
MS W.25
Title: 
Account book/Memorie.
Created: 
Lucca, Italy, 1396-1398
Binding: 
14th-century Italian, wrap-around, limp vellum account book binding with flap, strap/belt and buckle fastening, thong sewing, in blue buckram folding case with red buckram 1/2 binding and blue leather title label by JPW.
Credit: 
Bequest of Julia Parker Wightman, 1994.
Description: 
57 leaves (1 column, varying number of lines), bound : paper ; 300 x 207 mm
Provenance: 
Herbert Reichner, New York; purchased by Julia Parker Wightman from Reichner in 1951; JPW 1514; Julia Parker Wightman Bequest in 1994.
Notes: 

Ms. account book; written and illuminated in Lucca, Italy; begun Jan. 1, 1396, later entries through 1398.
Three gatherings excised from end of manuscript; stubs remain. Collation: 1(4); 2(6); 3(18); 4(14-1); 5(16).
Scribe: Petrus Iuntori.
Watermarks: 2 watermarks, axe - comparable with Briquet 7505, dated Genoa 1381, Palermo 1383-1408, Venice 1387; and basilisk - comparable with Briquet 2630, dated Lucca, 1381.

Script: 
cursive documentary scripts
Language: 
In Latin
Classification: