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Summary Information.

Title
Account book.
Alternative Title
Fly 1668. London: Printed by S.G. for the Company of Stationers, [1668]
Creator
Besant, Walter, 1836-1901, former owner.
Contributor
Sheringham, Hugh, 1876-1930, former owner.
Date Created and/or Issued
1668
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern Annotated Books from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Manuscript annotations in printed book.
Scope/Content: Manuscript accounts kept by an unknown contemporary owner in his 1668 Fly almanac. Accounts document a large range of household expenditures (and clothing inventories), as well as itemize spending while traveling. The writer likely lived in southwestern England, as there are a large number of cities and towns in Somerset, Wiltshire and Bristol mentioned; he also lists stopping in Marlborough on the Old Bath road to London.
Condition: Bound in later half calf with brown boards; hinges defective.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Account books--England--17th century.
Annotations (Provenance)--England--17th century.
Bookplates (Provenance)--England--19th century.
Bookplates (Provenance)--England--20th century.
Extent
[104] pages, bound; 14 cm
Identifier
AY751 .F58 1668 *
Language
English
Place
England.
Provenance
Bookplates of Hugh Tempest Sheringham and Walter Besant on front endpapers.
Location
CLUW

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