2 vols. [1808; 1809], contemporary quarter leather binding with marbled-paper boards and gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine, pp. , vii, 16, 13, 25, 15, 14, 15, 7, 26, 16, 8, 19, 6, 9, 12, 20, 55, 18, ; , 199, , 192, , with 21 copper-engraved plates (some folding; mainly of botanical engravings), copper-engraved vignette to title page of vol. 2 showing “Osservatorio Imperiale di Firenze veduto dalla sua parte Sud-Est”. Binding rubbed and worn in places, pages slightly brown, foxed; otherwise very good, wide margins, deckle edges, tight binding, firm, thick paper. An important journal that existed only for three years, from 1808 to 1810. These are the first two volumes, with contributions by some of the most important Tuscan scientists of the epoch, including among others: Giuseppe Gazzeri, Domenico de Vecchi, Giovanni Targioni Tozzetti, Domenico Barbini and Filippo Uccelli. Text in Italian.
GAZZERI, Giuseppe; DE VECCHI, Domenico; BABBINI, Giovanni; UCCELLI, Filippo; TARGIONI TOZZETTI, Giovanni et al., Annali del Museo Imperiale di fisica e storia naturale di Firenze per il MDCCCVIII. [Vols. 1 + 2], Presso Giuseppe Tofani e Comp. | Presso Guglielmo Piatti, 1808
Cadell, W.A., A journey in Carniola, Italy, and France, in the years 1817, 1818, containing remarks relating to language, geography, history, antiquities, natural history, science, painting, sculpture, architecture, agriculture, the mechanical arts and Manufactures., Printed for Archibald Constable & Co 1820