Mercantile statutes of Florence
- Mercantile statutes of Florence
- Published / Created
- ca. 1575
- Publication Place
Manuscript on paper of mercantile statutes of Florence in three Books, revised by a committee of experts and promulgated by Grand Duke Francesco I de' Medici of Tuscany (1574-1587); the basis for the revision were the statutes of 1393 ("statuto vecchio") and those of 1496 ("statuto nuovo").
Each chapter (Rubrica) is subdivided in sections numbered in the left margin by means of the letters of the alphabet (every chapter starting with A and when needed a second alphabet is begun). The paper of most pages is damaged by the corrosive ink. Collation impossible. Copied by one scribe in sloping calligraphic Humanistica Cursiva.
ff. 14v-16v blank, not digitized.
- ff. ii + 191 + i : paper ; 335 x 225 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 693
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- Mercantile Statutes of Florence. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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