AMMIRATO, Scipione (1531-1601) - Dell'Istorie Fiorentine. Florence: Filippo Giunti, 1600. First edition of this monumental work commissioned by Cosimo I about the history of Florence from antiquity to 1433 at the beginning of the Medici ruling. Folio (300 x 203mm). Large printer's device on title and final leaf (wormhole at top left margin in the first 3 leaves with small text loss, some staining). Contemporary vellum backed in 18th-century boards (some rubbing and chipping, coming loose). Provenance: some early underlining and annotations.