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Ms. Codex 207 Notes concerning trade
TitleNotes concerning trade
- Williams, Robert Williams, Robert
- Roberts, Lewes, 1596-1640 Roberts, Lewes, 1596-1640
Call numberMs. Codex 207
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 2486433
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
These notes are extracts from Lewes Roberts, Merchants Map of Commerce, first published in 1638. Deals with money, measures, weights and various commodities. It begins with London, 1632, and continues with information for various ports in the Mediterranean, Atlantic, and northern seas, including Tunis, Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Seville, Lisbon, Genoa, Rome, Florence, Leghorn, Venice, Naples, Palermo, Smyrna, Constantinople, Alexandria, Moscow, Hamburg, Amsterdam, and Antwerp. At the end there is more information on trade in Leghorn, dated 1654, and a list of books to be kept by a merchant. Also includes an alphabetical index of names of ports mentioned (p. ii).
- Ms. codex.
- Title and attribution from title page (p. i).
Extent46 leaves : 205 x 145 (194 x 118) mm. bound to 208 x 150 mm
FoliationPaper, 46; [ii], 1-90; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
BindingContemporary parchment, with initials RW and BR on upper cover.
- Weights and measures--Early works to 1800
- Coinage--Early works to 1800
- Exchange--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, English--17th century
- Manuscripts, European
- 65 — Diagram, p. 65
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Decoration: Diagram, p. 65