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Porto, Leonardo (1460-1545)
DE SESTERTIO, TALENTIS, PECUNIIS, PONDERIBUS, MENSURIS, STIPENDIIS MILITARIBUS ANTIQUIS AC PROVINCIARUM, REGUM, POPULI ROMANI, CAESARUMQUE REDDITIBUS, LIBRI DUO. (ROME: FRANCESCO MINIZIO CALVO, 1524)
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Porto, Leonardo (1460-1545)
DE SESTERTIO, TALENTIS, PECUNIIS, PONDERIBUS, MENSURIS, STIPENDIIS MILITARIBUS ANTIQUIS AC PROVINCIARUM, REGUM, POPULI ROMANI, CAESARUMQUE REDDITIBUS, LIBRI DUO. (ROME: FRANCESCO MINIZIO CALVO, 1524)
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Porto, Leonardo (1460-1545)
DE SESTERTIO, TALENTIS, PECUNIIS, PONDERIBUS, MENSURIS, STIPENDIIS MILITARIBUS ANTIQUIS AC PROVINCIARUM, REGUM, POPULI ROMANI, CAESARUMQUE REDDITIBUS, LIBRI DUO. (ROME: FRANCESCO MINIZIO CALVO, 1524)
4to (198 x 140mm.), title within woodcut border, modern vellum, a few small wormholes in final quire, last leaf repaired in gutter
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Provenance

bought from Libreria Mediolanum, Milan, 1993

Literature

Tomash & Williams P105; Edit16 23627; Dekesel P40; Sander 5850; USTC 850989

Catalogue Note

Porto's treatise on the coins, weights and measures of the Romans was first published in about 1520 and reprinted several times across Italy, Germany and Switzerland over the next few decades. It was probably composed independently of Budé's more famous De asse.

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