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German Business Accounts used as Book Bindings

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9254

Scope and Contents

26 sheets of miscellaneous pages from German business accounts and other documents, c.1600-60, cut to uniform size and used in book bindings. There are also 5 parchment scraps from a possibly 15th century service book, some with traces of an illuminated initial, removed from book bindings by Jack Lunzer, 1982.


  • Creation: 1401-1660 (Circa)

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Jack Lunzer, 1994.

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Repository Details

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