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beautifully produced work describing a great variety of fungi growing around Rimini

BATTARRA, (G.A.). Fungorum Agri Ariminensis historia ... quam sub auspiciis plurimum reverendi DD. Francisci Raynaldi Gargani... in hac secunda editione nec aucta nec diminuta publici juris fecit.

Faventiae, Typis Martinianis, 1759. 4to (280 x 200mm). pp. viii, 80, with engraved vignette on title and 40 engraved plates. Later half calf, spine...

EUR 3,000

BATTARRA, G.A. Epistola selectas de re naturali observationes complectens. Accessere ex historia naturali curiosa nonnulla et tabulae elegantes.

Arimini, ex Typa Albertiniana, 1774. 4to (278 x 200mm). pp. xvii, (1), 25, (3), with 4 engraved plates and 1 charming engraved vignette on title. ...

EUR 1,900

BERTOLONI, A. Amoenitates Italicae sistentes opuscula ad rem herbariam et zoologiam Italiae spectantia.

Bononiae, typis Annesii de Nobilibus, 1819. 4to (262 x 205mm). pp. (6), 472, with 6 engraved plates. Contemporary half vellum, marbled sides.

EUR 1,300

BOCCONE, P. Natuurkundige Naspeuringen op proef- en waerneemingen ... Groey der planten ... wonderbare versteeningen van verscheide lighamen; De wording van het Corael,

de Star-steenen, de Mynstoffige Bezoar en het verschil van deeze met de dierlijke, de versteende Vis-tanden, Ammon-hoorn, Schelpen, enz... Brandend...

EUR 400

contains 2 large folding maps of Sicily and 1 folding map of the Etna,

BORCH, M.J. Comte de. Lettres sur la Sicile et sur l'Ile de Malthe.

Turin, Freres Reycends, 1782. 2 volumes. 8vo (192 x 125mm). pp. xix, (1), 236; 256, with 3 folding maps and 26 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, ...

EUR 2,500

early monograph of the birds of Sardinia

CETTI, F. Gli uccelli di Sardegna.

Sassari, G. Piattoli, 1776. Small-8vo (145 x 100mm) . pp. (10), 334, (2), with 1 engraved title and6 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly flo...

EUR 1,000

One of the rarest and finest books on algae

CHIAIE, S. DELLE. Hydrophytologiae Regni Neapolitani. Algarum Regni Neapolis descriptiones et Icones.

Neapoli, ex Typographia Cataneo et Fernandes, 1829. Folio (408 x 255mm). pp. (2), 16, 11, (1), withhand-coloured engraved title, and 100 hand-colou...

EUR 4,500

Stafleu lists only one complete copy in the United States

CIRILLO, D. Plantarum Rariorum Regni Neapolitani Fasciculus Primus.

Neapoli 1788. Folio (375 x 245mm). pp. xxxix, (i), with woodcut vignette on title and 12 fine handcoloured engraved plates drawn by the author. Rec...

EUR 3,900

one of the most important works on flower gardens and the cultivation of flowers of Northern Italy

CLARICI, P.B. Istoria e coltura delle piante che sono pe'l fiore più ragguardevoli , e più distinte per ornare un giardino... con un copioso trattato degli agrumi...

Venezia, presso Andrea Poletti, 1726. 4to (235 x 175mm). pp. (34), 761, (3), with an engraved portrait of Clarici holding a bouquet of flowers in h...

EUR 5,000

COLLA, L.A. Icones Plantarum Rariorum Herbarii Pedemontani.

(Turin, ex Typis regiis, 1835-1837). 3 parts. 4to (285 x 235mm). With 98 fine lithographed plates by Tecophila Colla. Publisher's original printed ...

EUR 1,500

Copies of the above survey of the animal kingdom of Southern Italy are extremely rare

COSTA, O.G & COSTA, A. Fauna del regno di Napoli, ossia enumerazione di tutti gli animali?

Napoli, Tramater, (1829) 1832-1859. 11 volumes. 4to (270 x 220mm). With 377 mostly hand-coloured engraved plates. Later half vellum, gilt ornamente...

EUR 25,000

The manuscript therefore constitutes an important documentation for the history of olive cultivation

FANTONI, COUNT LUIGI. [Manuscript on Olive Trees and Olive Oil of Tuscany and some adjacent areas, by Count Luigi Fantoni].

Delle specie diverse d'Olivi che si trovano ne Monti della Fattoria d'Agnano Territorio Pisano, spettante a S(ua) A(ltezza) S(erenissima) etc. Con...

EUR 38,000

a work on the value of American (primarily South American) cultivated plants

GILII, F.L. & XUAREZ, G. Osservazioni fitologiche sopra alcune piante esotiche introdotte in Roma fatte nell'Anno 1788, 1789, 1790.

Roma, Stamperia di Arcangelo/ Stamperia Giunchiana, 1789-1792. 3 volumes, bound in one. 4to (245 x 180mm). pp. 64; (2), viii, 99, (1, blank); (4), ...

EUR 9,500

on the aquatic plants of the Adriatic sea.

GINANNI, G. Opere postume del Conte Giuseppe Ginanni Ravennate. Tomo primo nel quale si contengono cento quattor dici piante che vegetano nel mare Adriatico.

Venezia, dalle Stampe di Giorgio Fossati, 1755. Folio (385 x 265mm). pp. (10), 19, (1), 63, (3), with an engraved title, 1 engraved medallion plate...

EUR 1,500

HEEGER, E. Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde oder Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer Sicilianischer Schmetterlinge.

Wien, J.P. Sollinger, 1838. 4to (280 x 220mm). pp. 7, with 1 hand-coloured lithographed plate. Publisher's printed wrappers.

EUR 500

MICHELI, P.A. Catalogus Plantarum Horti Caesare Florentini opus postumum iussu societatis botanicae editum, continuatum, et ipsius horti historia locupletatum ab Io. Targionio Tozzettio...

Florentiae, Bernardi Paperinii, 1748. Folio (355 x 245mm). pp. lxxxviii, 185, with engraved title vignette, several fine engraved initials and head...

EUR 2,500

MICHELI, P.A. Catalogus Plantarum Horti Caesare Florentini opus postumum iussu societatis botanicae editum, continuatum, et ipsius horti historia locupletatum ab Io. Targionio Tozzettio...

Florentiae, Bernardi Paperinii, 1748. Folio (355 x 245mm). pp. lxxxviii, 185, with engraved title vignette, several fine engraved initials and head...

EUR 2,500

It is the first and only major flora published of Sardinia and adjacent islands

MORIS, G.G. Flora Sardoa seu Historia Plantarum in Sardinia et adjacentibus insulis vel sponte nascentium vel ad utilitatem latius excultarum.

Taurini, ex Regio Typographeo, 1837-1859. 3 volumes. 4to (270 x 208mm). pp. xii, 606; 562, (2); 564, with 114 engraved plates after drawings by M. ...

EUR 8,200

It is the first and only major flora published of Sardinia and adjacent islands

MORIS, G.G. Flora Sardoa seu Historia Plantarum in Sardinia et adjacentibus insulis vel sponte nascentium vel ad utilitatem latius excultarum.

Taurini, ex Regio Typographeo, 1837-1859. 3 volumes. 4to (270 x 208mm). pp. xii, 606; 562, (2); 564, with 114 engraved plates after drawings by M. ...

EUR 8,200

MORIS, J. & NOTARIS, DE. J. Florula Caprariae sive enumeratio plantarum in insula Capraria vel sponte nascentium vel ad utilitatem Latius excultarum.

Torino, ex Typographia Regia, (1839). 4to (310 x 235mm). pp. 242, with 6 engraved plates. Later wrappers.

EUR 800

MORIS, J. & NOTARIS, DE. J. Florula Caprariae sive enumeratio plantarum in insula Capraria vel sponte nascentium vel ad utilitatem Latius excultarum.

Torino, ex Typographia Regia, (1839). 4to (310 x 235mm). pp. 242, with 6 engraved plates. Later wrappers.

EUR 800

pioneer work on the marine fauna of the Adriatic, especially the Gulf and Lagoons of Venice

pioneer work on the marine fauna of the Adriatic, especially the Gulf and Lagoons of Venice

PERUGIA, A. Elenco dei pesci dell'Adriatico.

Milano, Ulrico Hoepli, 1881. Folio (325 x 230mm). pp. viii, 60, with 7 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's printed wrappers.

EUR 1,000

PERUGIA, A. Elenco dei pesci dell'Adriatico.

Milano, Ulrico Hoepli, 1881. Folio (325 x 230mm). pp. viii, 60, with 7 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's printed wrappers.

EUR 1,000

PETAGNA, V. Specimen Insectorum ulterioris Calabriae.

Francofurti et Moguntiae, Varrentrapp et Wenner, 1787. 4to (244 x 190mm). pp. vi, 46, with 1 engraved plate. Later half cloth, spine with gilt lett...

EUR 350

PETAGNA, V. Specimen Insectorum ulterioris Calabriae.

Francofurti et Moguntiae, Varrentrapp et Wenner, 1787. 4to (244 x 190mm). pp. vi, 46, with 1 engraved plate. Later half cloth, spine with gilt lett...

EUR 350

The fine plates show marine animals of the Adriatic sea such as shells and crustacean

PLANCUS, J. De Conchis minus notis liber. Cui accessit Specimen aestus reciproci maris superi ad littus portumque Arimini. Editio altera duplici appendice aucta.

Romae, in aedibus Palladis, 1760. 4to (273 x 205mm). pp. 136, with engraved title-vignette and 24 engraved plates. Contemporary green vellum, spine...

EUR 1,900

The fine plates show marine animals of the Adriatic sea such as shells and crustacean

PLANCUS, J. De Conchis minus notis liber. Cui accessit Specimen aestus reciproci maris superi ad littus portumque Arimini. Editio altera duplici appendice aucta.

Romae, in aedibus Palladis, 1760. 4to (273 x 205mm). pp. 136, with engraved title-vignette and 24 engraved plates. Contemporary green vellum, spine...

EUR 1,900

POLLINI, C. Flora Veronensis quam in prodromum florae Italiae Septentrionalis exhibit.

Veronae, Typis et expensis Soc. Typogr., 1822-1824. 3 volumes. 8vo (225 x 145mm). (I) pp. xxxv, 535, with 2 engraved folded plates; (II) pp. 754, w...

EUR 1,500

POLLINI, C. Flora Veronensis quam in prodromum florae Italiae Septentrionalis exhibit.

Veronae, Typis et expensis Soc. Typogr., 1822-1824. 3 volumes. 8vo (225 x 145mm). (I) pp. xxxv, 535, with 2 engraved folded plates; (II) pp. 754, w...

EUR 1,500

PUCCINELLO, B. Synopsis Plantarum in agro Lucensi sponte nascentium.

Lucae, typis Bertinianis, 1841-1848. 2 parts bound in one. Royal-8vo (210 x 135 mm). pp. 531, xxxxix, with 14 lithographed plates. Contemporary gre...

EUR 1,100

PUCCINELLO, B. Synopsis Plantarum in agro Lucensi sponte nascentium.

Lucae, typis Bertinianis, 1841-1848. 2 parts bound in one. Royal-8vo (210 x 135 mm). pp. 531, xxxxix, with 14 lithographed plates. Contemporary gre...

EUR 1,100

printed in an edition of 50 copies only

RENIER, S.A. Osservazioni postume di Zoologia Adriatica.

Pubblicate per cura dell' I.R. Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti a studio del G. Meneghini. Venezia, G. Cecchini, 1847. Large-Folio (510 ...

EUR 3,200

printed in an edition of 50 copies only

RENIER, S.A. Osservazioni postume di Zoologia Adriatica.

Pubblicate per cura dell' I.R. Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti a studio del G. Meneghini. Venezia, G. Cecchini, 1847. Large-Folio (510 ...

EUR 3,200

the most beautiful publication on the insects of Etruria

ROSSIUS, P. Fauna Etrusca sistens Insecta quae in Provinciis Florentina et Pisana praesertim collegit.

Liburni, T. Masi, 1790. 2 volumes. 4to (280 x 210mm). pp. xxii, (2), 272; 348, with 2 engraved frontispieces, 1 handcoloured engraved dedication-pl...

EUR 3,500

the most beautiful publication on the insects of Etruria

ROSSIUS, P. Fauna Etrusca sistens Insecta quae in Provinciis Florentina et Pisana praesertim collegit.

Liburni, T. Masi, 1790. 2 volumes. 4to (280 x 210mm). pp. xxii, (2), 272; 348, with 2 engraved frontispieces, 1 handcoloured engraved dedication-pl...

EUR 3,500

only edition of this rare flora and florilegium, depicting the most beautiful native and exotic plants cultivated in Italy

SAVI, G. Flora italiana ossia raccolta delle piante più belle che si coltivano nei giardini d'Italia..

Pisa, Niccolo Capurro, 1818-1824. 3 volumes, bound in one. Folio (440 x 310 mm). pp (8), iv, 114, (2, index); (2), 90, (2, index); (2), 86, (2, ind...

EUR 40,000

only edition of this rare flora and florilegium, depicting the most beautiful native and exotic plants cultivated in Italy

SAVI, G. Flora italiana ossia raccolta delle piante più belle che si coltivano nei giardini d'Italia..

Pisa, Niccolo Capurro, 1818-1824. 3 volumes, bound in one. Folio (440 x 310 mm). pp (8), iv, 114, (2, index); (2), 90, (2, index); (2), 86, (2, ind...

EUR 40,000

SEBASTIANI, A. & MAURI, E. Florae Romanae prodromus exhibens centurias xii plantarum circa Romam et in Cisapenninis pontificiae ditionis provinciis sponte nascentium sexuali systemate digestas.

Romae, apud Vinc. Poggioli R.C.A. Typographum, 1818. 8vo (210 x 135mm). pp. xv, (1), 351 with 10 folded engraved plates. Contemporary red half calf...

EUR 850

SEBASTIANI, A. & MAURI, E. Florae Romanae prodromus exhibens centurias xii plantarum circa Romam et in Cisapenninis pontificiae ditionis provinciis sponte nascentium sexuali systemate digestas.

Romae, apud Vinc. Poggioli R.C.A. Typographum, 1818. 8vo (210 x 135mm). pp. xv, (1), 351 with 10 folded engraved plates. Contemporary red half calf...

EUR 850

SISMONDA, E. Synopsis methodica animalium invertebratorum Pedemontii fossilium (exceptis speciebus ineditis).

Augustae Taurinorum, Typis Regiis, 1847. 8vo. (215 x 140mm). pp. viii, 62. Publisher's printed wrappers.

EUR 150

SISMONDA, E. Synopsis methodica animalium invertebratorum Pedemontii fossilium (exceptis speciebus ineditis).

Augustae Taurinorum, Typis Regiis, 1847. 8vo. (215 x 140mm). pp. viii, 62. Publisher's printed wrappers.

EUR 150

Dealing exclusively with the Hymenoptera of the Ligurian region (Italy)

SPINOLA, M. Insectorum Liguriae species novae aut rariores, quas in agro Ligustico nuper detexit, descripsit, et iconibus illustravit.

Genuae, Y. Gravier, 1806-1808. 4 parts (bound in one). 4to (240 x 185mm). pp. (4), xvii, 159, (1); (6), ii, 262, v, (1), with 1 folded table and 7 ...

EUR 2,300

Dealing exclusively with the Hymenoptera of the Ligurian region (Italy)

SPINOLA, M. Insectorum Liguriae species novae aut rariores, quas in agro Ligustico nuper detexit, descripsit, et iconibus illustravit.

Genuae, Y. Gravier, 1806-1808. 4 parts (bound in 2). 4to (260 x 200mm). pp. (4), xvii, 159, (1); (6), ii, 262, v, (1), with 1 folded table and 7 en...

EUR 2,300

Dealing exclusively with the Hymenoptera of the Ligurian region (Italy)

SPINOLA, M. Insectorum Liguriae species novae aut rariores, quas in agro Ligustico nuper detexit, descripsit, et iconibus illustravit.

Genuae, Y. Gravier, 1806-1808. 4 parts (bound in one). 4to (240 x 185mm). pp. (4), xvii, 159, (1); (6), ii, 262, v, (1), with 1 folded table and 7 ...

EUR 2,300

Dealing exclusively with the Hymenoptera of the Ligurian region (Italy)

SPINOLA, M. Insectorum Liguriae species novae aut rariores, quas in agro Ligustico nuper detexit, descripsit, et iconibus illustravit.

Genuae, Y. Gravier, 1806-1808. 4 parts (bound in 2). 4to (260 x 200mm). pp. (4), xvii, 159, (1); (6), ii, 262, v, (1), with 1 folded table and 7 en...

EUR 2,300