Book #64266
Explication de los Pesos y Medidas [Bound with Three Related Titles]. Mexico, Currency, Weights and Measures.
Explication de los Pesos y Medidas [Bound with Three Related Titles]
Explication de los Pesos y Medidas [Bound with Three Related Titles]
Explication de los Pesos y Medidas [Bound with Three Related Titles]

Explication de los Pesos y Medidas [Bound with Three Related Titles]

Mexico Adopts Decimal Coinage [Mexico]. [Currency]. [Weights and Measures]. Ministerio de Fomento. Explication de los Pesos y Medidas por el Sistema Metrico Decimal. Guadalajara: Tipografia del Gobiernbo, A Cargo de Ignacio Gutierrez Cortes, 1857. 53 pp. Quarto (8-1/2" x 5-3/4"). [Bound with] Sistema Metrico-Decimal: Tablas que Establecen la Relacion que Existe Entre los Valores de las Antiguas Medidas Mejicanas y las del Nuevo Sistema Legal, Formadas en el Ministerio de Fomento, Conforme a la ley de 15 Marzo de 1857. Guadalajara: Tip. del Gob., A Cargo de Ignacio Gutierrez Cortes, 1857. xx, 40, [1] pp. Quarto (8-1/2" x 5-3/4"). [And] Banda, Longinos. Explicacion del Nueva Sistema Decimal de Pesos y Medidas. Guadalajara: Tip. Economica de Vidaurri, 1865. 14 pp. 12mo. (6" x 3-1/2"). [And] Sierra, Esteban. Coleccion de Tablas para Facilitar los Calculos Aritmetico-Comerciales. Guadalajara: Tip. Economica de Luis P. Vidaurri, 1865. 43 ff. Folding table. Quarto (8-1/2" x 5-3/4"). Pamphlets bound into later quarter reversed calf over paper-covered boards. Typewritten title label and owner label to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, some soiling to boards, corners bumped. Light browning, early notes in pencil to a few leaves, early owner stamp to front free endpaper. Ex-library. Location label to spine, stamps to title pages, annotations to their versos. Attractive copies of four rare titles. $500. * Only edition. Mexico devised a system of decimal coinage in 1857 and began to introduce decimal-denominated currency during the 1860s. This was a gradual process that was not completed until 1897. The four pamphlets in this volume relate to legal, commercial and practical aspects of that transition. No copies of any title in this volume listed on OCLC.

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