The Debtor-Books Of A Country Baker 1880-1891: Examination of two debtor-books of a baker-retailer at Langemark near Ypres, covering the period 1880-1891. Next to bread and flour, also the most diverse commodities are sold, including clothes, tableware, etc. The retail prices of all these articles, but especially of butter, flour and maslin, could be noted and compared with the market-reports of Ypres. Most striking is the ample margin of profit provided for by the baker. Maybe this is due to the considerable credit the baker has to advance to his customers amounting to 1,306.85 Frs.