Torino, Reale Accademia delle Scienza di Torino, 1840. Large 4to (28.8 x 22.0 cm). 246 pp.; six elegantly lithographed plates. Marbled wrappers.
First monograph of the indigenous and imported plants of the famous 'flower' island, Capri, in the Mediterranean Sea opposite Naples. Written by the Italian botanist, Giuseppe Giacinto Moris (1796-1869), together with another Italian botanist (mycologist, bryologist) Giuseppe de Notaris (1805-1877). Both were also known by the French version of their first name, Joseph. Published in the academy's Memorie. An excellent, clean copy. Pritzel 6460; Stafleu and Cowan 6330.