SPARANO, Nicola. Guido Agrario-Merceologica dei Tabacchi Greggi Indigeni. Rome: Tipografia Elzeviriana, 1900
2 parts in one volume, oblong 2° (312 x 515mm). Title, dedication leaf, contents leaf, preface leaf, 30 text leaves; 1 blank, title, contents leaf, 19 text leaves. 22 chromolithographic plates of varieties of Tobacco. (Both titles and two text leaves in vol.I with sections torn away from upper outer corners.) Contemporary half cloth (a trifle scuffed).
An interesting work on tobacco. The first part deals with Italian domestic varieties (with 12 plates), the second with foreign varieties (10 plates). Both parts may require half-titles.