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Economy. CHACON. Petri Ciaconij Toletani Opuscula.

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Economy. CHACON. Petri Ciaconij Toletani Opuscula.
  Economy. CHACON, Pedro. Petri Ciaconij Toletani Opuscula. In columnae rostratae inscriptionem De ponderibus. De mensuris. De nummis. Ex Tip. Vaticana, 1608

8vo, 166x108 mm; full leather binding, gilt titles and ornaments at the spine with 4 ribs, polychrome edges. Woodcut initials, leaf A1r printed in red and black. Nice copy.

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A rare and important edition printed in Latin and Castillano. The work contains pieces of information about wealth, coins, currencies exchange and coin relation with gold and silver. In the case of weights and measures the Author speaks of gastronomy and medicine. Canon of Seville, Pedro Chacon was born in Toledo in 1527 and died in Rome in 1581. He dedicated himself to the study of Greek language and mathematics. He was appointed by Gregory XIII as a member of the Bible Review Commissions, for examining the Graziano Decree and revising the calendar.

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