Autograph Letter Signed, to Giovanni Sabbatini in Modena, mentioning the delivery of a parcel to Benedetto Castiglia and the forthcoming scientific conference in Venice. In Italian. 1 page 11 x 8 inches, right margin slightly worn, otherwise good, with the address leaf. Florence, 3 August 1847. Filippo Parlatore (1816 – 1877), Italian botanist. He published numerous treatises on botanical subjects,—discussing questions of system, physiology, plant geography, and palaeontology—in various periodicals, chiefly in the Giornale botanico Italiano (1844-), which he founded.His lifework in botany was Flora Italiana, of which five volumes appeared between 1848 and 1874.