Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 314 Raggualgio delle piazze de cambi e moneta
TitleRaggualgio delle piazze de cambi e moneta
- Della Torre, Giovanni Battista
- Gondi, Filippo
Call numberMs. Codex 314
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 1580936
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Consists of two treatises dealing mostly with financial matters. Also contains a short book catalog at the end. First work is a treatise on coinage and exchange rates, also on bills of exchange and other financial matters. Has an alphabetical index at the end. Second work is a treatise on the method of making arbitrage on bills of exchange and ascertaining commissions. The book catalog is arranged in sections: political and historical (beginning with Machiavelli's The Prince), letters, ceremonial, military instruction, poetry, agriculture. Also includes a number of blank leaves, and several containing conversion tables.
- Ms. codex.
- Title from spine.
- Title and attribution of first work from f. 1r and 53v.
- Title and attribution of second work from f. 65r.
- A leaf from a dealer's catalogue and a two-page typewritten description are on file in the Library.
Extent106 leaves : 323 x 226 (265 x 160) mm. bound to 328 x 228 mm
FoliationPaper, 106; [i], [1-105]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto; [ii], 1-106, [xxiv], 1-86, contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
BindingContemporary parchment with cloth ties. Edges of some leaves torn and fraying. Some oxidation of ink.
- Formerly owned by Filippo Gondi (inscription, recto of folio before f. 1). From the archives of the Medici-Gondi family of Florence.
- Sold by Maggs Brothers, 1959.
- Bills of exchange
- Book catalogs
- Manuscripts, Italian--17th century
- Manuscripts, European
Table of contents
- fol. 65r — Del modo di fare gli arbitrii ..., f. 65r
Inside front cover
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Section: Del modo di fare gli arbitrii ..., f. 65r