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1505 - 500+ YEAR OLD HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL, LEDGER AND DIARY OF A WEALTHY BUSINESS MAN OF GENOA

By: ALIXANDRO OF GNANOA

Price: $7,795.99

Publisher: GENOA, ITALY, 1505

Seller ID: 000423b

Condition: Good+


One hundred and eighty four hand numbered pages in this remarkable, 500+ year old, handwritten manuscript ledger, journal and diary : " 1505 Gendenze di Saviz - gnano" as stated on the cover. The first page begins: "Libro de tuto _____ quale so tato asan__giano ala venuta mia. [T]o Alexandro salueto schrise e soto schrise de mia gnovia mar...." Not written by a scribe, this is a working journal and ledger containing hundreds of business entries, purchases, loans and repayments. There are long lists of foods and prices for what is assuredly shopping lists for parties and feasts... View more info