House book

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The house book is called:

  • a manuscript from the Middle Ages or the beginning of the early modern period, which contains interesting facts on a wide variety of topics, see house book (Middle Ages) and Economics in Antiquity and the Middle Ages
  • a manuscript or a printed book (often: family bible) that should stay with a house in the sense of a family and often contains family-related knowledge or family records (also: gender book, family book)
  • in the early modern period a book for private records, especially for merchants
  • to this day a book intended for “household use”, z. B. contains tips for the household or a selection of reading texts on a specific topic or from a specific region. See house fathers literature
  • a registration book prescribed in the GDR, see house book (GDR)
  • Proof of address required for Thai citizens , see house book (Thailand)

See also:

Wiktionary: Hausbuch  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations