Author:MARC-ANTOINE HEBRART

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1555 - 1597 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL, LEDGER AND DIARY OF A JEWISH MERCHANT AND LAND BARON IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

By: MARC-ANTOINE HEBRART

Price: $8,895.99

Publisher: Dégagnac France [Lot], 1555

Seller ID: 000865

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is a fascinating handwritten medieval French manuscript book, earliest date 1555 with entries through 1597, in original blindstamped calf with small Fleur-de-lis. This stunning book has approximately 300 pages of handwritten entries being a register of acts, properties, transactions, loans, personal notes and journal entries the majority concerning Marc-Antoine Hébrart, a noted merchant in the village of Dégagnac in Lot in south-western France. Most certainly Jewish, it is evident that the Hebrart family was one of the largest land-holding families in the area. "In 1504 and 150... View more info