Venice: census of inhabitants classed by rank of profession
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Venice, MS religious census of inhabitants, in six groups by sestiero, inhabitants in each group classed by rank or profession. Â1 volume, Descrittione fatta l'anno ... 6 di tutte l'anime che si trovano nella Citta di Venetia, noblemen and women, boys and girls, servants, citizens, artisans, priests, monks, beggars, poor in receipt of alms; general total (148,640); list of all monasteries or religious houses in Venice. Limp calf cover has date 1536 in a later hand.
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Purchased at Sotheby's sale, 1 DEC 1995, lot 56
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