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ZAMBELLI, Andrea.

Mercantesche dichiarationi della scrittura doppia, conti de cambii, comissioni, e ragguagli di piazze.

Con una tariffa per li pesi, e misure di Brescia con Venetia, & altre città d'Italia. Opera utile, e necessaria per qual si voglia negotiante. Consacrata al insigne merito del M. Ill. & Eccellentiss. Sig. Don Angelo Faglia.

Rizzardi, Brescia , 1681 Stock Code: 110962
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Notes

Rare first edition of Zambelli's second work on accounting, double-entry book-keeping and exchange, published ten years after his Il ragionato, o sia trattato della scrittura universale (1671). In the present work he devotes the first part (pages 1-67) to all aspects of double-entry book-keeping; of debit, credit, use of the journal, of the master book, how to keep notes of contracts, how to trade in goods both on one's own account and on the behalf of others, of cash, advances, securities, balances and errors. The second part deals with exchanges, fairs in Venice, Rome, Milan and Genoa, as well as the Bisenzone fairs. Zambelli further gives information on the weights and measures used in Brescia, Venice, and other Italian cities, with their equivalents. Melis, in his Storia della ragioneria, underlines the excellence of the instruction contained in the chapters on the registering of insurance to the security account, on the verification of balances, and on the correction of errors.

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Description

Quarto (209 x 152 mm), pp. [8], 164. Contemporary interim boards (carta rustica), spine titled in ink by hand. Housed in a brown flat-back cloth box by the Chelsea Bindery.

Illustrations

Woodcut vignettes and initials.

Condition

Covers lightly soiled, with some wear to the rear board, spine lightly rubbed, with lettering partly erased; first four leaves with pale marginal dampmark; an excellent copy.

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