Account books of the “Magistrato dell’Abbondanza”, 1626

Libro di Conti del Magistrato dell’Abbondanza

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“À rabat” binding in leather with dry impressions.

In the ledger or cartulary cartulare the supplies of wheat and cereals were recorded. The office of “Abundance” was established in 1564 to replace the Victualium office and was tasked with ensuring adequate food supplies for the city. Legatura “à rabat” in cuoio con impressioni a secco.

The binding - called "à rabat" - is in leather with dry impressions this binding was used on all the ledgers of the city judiciary that dealt with food supply.