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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Plimpton MS 219
Description: ff. 166 - Bound, s. XVI, in stamped calf over wooden boards with remains of 2 fore edge clasps. - Arms of first owner, Angelotti or Fantoni?; Prince Baldassare Boncompagni Ludovisi (1821-1894); George A. Plimpton (1855-1936). - De Ricci, p. 1794.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 8
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/PlimptonMS219_20
Language: Italian Country: Italy Century: 16th

Part 1: ff. 1-166v
Description: - Paper - 256 x 185 mm
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: TuscanyCity: Florence
Assigned Date: s. XVImedSearchable Date Range: 1540 - 1560
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-166v
Title: Trattato d'aritmetica mercantile
Language(s): Italian
Incipit: Dichiarazione per intelligentia de principianti del uso che merchantilmente tiene la citta di Firenze sopra le monete, pesi e misure . . .
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Binding   Back cover.

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f. 1   Added parchment leaf with arms of first owner.

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f. 69   Currency exchange between Florence and Antwerp.

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f. 121   Problem of three partners from Messina en route by boat to Leghorn and forced to throw part of cargo overboard in a storm.

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f. 149   Pen and ink drawing of a cask of oil.

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f. 150   Pen and ink drawing of a well.

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f. 155   Pen and ink drawing of a room in order to determine the number of tiles for its floor.

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f. 157   Pen and ink drawing of a pyramid with the arms of the book's owner on the base.

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