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Bod-Inc: C-179

Chiarini, Giorgio

Libro che tratta di mercanzie et usanze dei paesi [Italian].


Analysis of Content

a2r [Table of contents.]

2a1r [Chiarini, Giorgio(?)]: Libro che tratta di mercanzie et usanze dei paesi. ‘Il libro di tucti e chotumi, cambi, monete, pesi, misure [e] usanze di lectere di cambi [e] termini di decte lectere che ne paesi si chostuma [e] in diuerse terre'. Incipit: ‘[L]ibre cento di Firenze fanno in Siena . . .’ The authorship is doubtful; ascribed to Giorgio Chiarini by F. Fossi, Catalogus codicum qui in publica bibliotheca adservantur (Florence, 1793), I 515-16; several other authors have been suggested; El libro di mercantie et usanze dei paesi, ed. F. Borlandi (Turin, 1936), pp. xx–xxv and xxvii–xxx, suggests that it is a compilation made up by a succession of contributors; see DBI XXIV 573-4.


Imprint: Florence: [Bartolommeo di Libri], for Piero Pacini, [c.1497]. 8°.


Collation: a6 2a–t4.

Illustrations: One woodcut; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ic00450000

Hain: HCR 4955;

Goff: Goff C‑450;

BMC: BMC VI 660;

Proctor: Pr 6255;

Others: Sheppard 5167.

LCN: 14835905


Copy number: C-179(1)

Leaves1 a3,4 misbound after2 a2.

Binding: Nineteenth-century English gold-tooled brown morocco; marbled pastedowns; bound by Francis Bedford.

Size: 153 × 108 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 149 × 99 mm.

Provenance: Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone, Conte Libri Carrucci della Sommaia (1803-1869); purchased at his sale (1 Aug. 1859), lot 1426, for £6. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 30.

SHELFMARK: Inc. f. I9.1.

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