232
232
[Banco di San Giorgio]
'RIFORMA ET GIUNTA ALLE LEGGI DI S. GEORGIO'. IN GENOA: PER GLI HEREDI DI GERONIMO BARTOLI, 1593 [1605]
Estimate
1,5002,500
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232
[Banco di San Giorgio]
'RIFORMA ET GIUNTA ALLE LEGGI DI S. GEORGIO'. IN GENOA: PER GLI HEREDI DI GERONIMO BARTOLI, 1593 [1605]
Estimate
1,5002,500
JUMP TO LOT

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[Banco di San Giorgio]
'RIFORMA ET GIUNTA ALLE LEGGI DI S. GEORGIO'. IN GENOA: PER GLI HEREDI DI GERONIMO BARTOLI, 1593 [1605]
4to (11 x 7 1/2 in.; 280 x 190mm). Allegorical woodcut vignette on title depicting the slaying of the Dragon by St. George, historiated woodcut chapter initials, head- and tailpieces, colophon with large woodcut printer's device; some browning, minor foxing. Later marbled boards; rubbed.
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Literature

Kress 189

Catalogue Note

Banco di San Giorgio (the Bank of Saint George), was founded in 1407, in an effort to consolidate and manage the public debt that was rapidly amassing due to trade wars with Venice. Banco di San Giorgio was the oldest chartered bank in the world.

An uncommon book, not in the British Library. OCLC lists only one other copy.

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