Volume entitled `Statuti della Mercanzia` (folio 1) containing a copy in a 17th-century hand of the statutes on trade enacted under Francesco de` Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, shortly after his accession in 1574. Edit




  • 1522-1613. (Creation)


  • 0.00 Linear metres (Whole)
    196 folios. Folio.



  • Scope and Contents

    The text of the work, which is in three books, is preceded by an engraved title page (folio 1), lists of contents (folio 3) and an index of the most frequently occurring topics (folio 7), and is followed by additional statutes dated 1522-1523, 1526, 1528, 1613, and other material (folio 184).

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Deposited, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates.

  • Custodial History

    The arms of the family of Verrazano, by then extinct, are drawn on a scrap of paper pasted inside the front cover below which is written a note, 1835, by Captain Henry E Napier, Royal Navy, recording his purchase of the volume at the sale of the library of the family.