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[SWITZERLAND]. SCHEUCHZER, JOHANN JAKOB. Ouresiphoites [in Greek] Helveticus, sive Itinera Alpina... London, 1708. 3 parts in one vol., 4to, 238 x 175 mm., contemporary calf, upper joint cracked. Engraved portrait, 2 engraved frontispieces and 41 engraved plates. See Hunt 456. De Cayrol, library stamp; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- BAUHIN, CASPER. Catalogus Plantarum circa Basileam sponte nascentium cum earundem Synonymiis & locis in quibus reperiuntur... Basel, 1622. 8vo, 160 x 100 mm., contemporary vellum. FIRST EDITION, interleaved with early notations (giving Tournefort's descriptions). A description of the local Basel flora intended for use by medical students gathering herbs in the area. It exemplifies Bauhin's concern with proper identification: detailed synonymies, based on Bock, Fuchs, Dodoens, Clusius, et al. are given. Pritzel 508. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- SIMLER, JOSAIS. Vallesiae et Alpium descriptio... Leiden, 1633. 24mo, 110 x 60 mm., contemporary limp vellum; hinges cracked, dampstained. Engraved title. Copinger 4342. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- HALLER, ALBRECHT VON. Nomenclator ex Historia Plantarum Indigenarum Helvetiae... Bern, 1769. 8vo, 188 x 120 mm., contemporary boards. Interleaved, with pencil notes (giving the Linnean binomials). Stafleu & Cowan TL2 2312. Contemporary ownership inscription in ink ("Jo. Ludovic Buxtorfü, M D. or... 1777"); KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- SCHMIDEL, CASIMIR CHRISTOPH. Descriptio Itineris per Helvetiam Galliam et Germaniae Partem... Erlangen, 1794. 4to, 245 x 200 mm., calf-backed boards. 2 colored engraved folding plates. KKM/HSNY, bookplate. (5)

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[SWITZERLAND]. SCHEUCHZER, JOHANN JAKOB. Ouresiphoites [in Greek] Helveticus, sive Itinera Alpina... London, 1708. 3 parts in one vol., 4to, 238 x 175 mm., contemporary calf, upper joint cracked. Engraved portrait, 2 engraved frontispieces and 41 engraved plates. See Hunt 456. De Cayrol, library stamp; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- BAUHIN, CASPER. Catalogus Plantarum circa Basileam sponte nascentium cum earundem Synonymiis & locis in quibus reperiuntur... Basel, 1622. 8vo, 160 x 100 mm., contemporary vellum. FIRST EDITION, interleaved with early notations (giving Tournefort's descriptions). A description of the local Basel flora intended for use by medical students gathering herbs in the area. It exemplifies Bauhin's concern with proper identification: detailed synonymies, based on Bock, Fuchs, Dodoens, Clusius, et al. are given. Pritzel 508. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- SIMLER, JOSAIS. Vallesiae et Alpium descriptio... Leiden, 1633. 24mo, 110 x 60 mm., contemporary limp vellum; hinges cracked, dampstained. Engraved title. Copinger 4342. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- HALLER, ALBRECHT VON. Nomenclator ex Historia Plantarum Indigenarum Helvetiae... Bern, 1769. 8vo, 188 x 120 mm., contemporary boards. Interleaved, with pencil notes (giving the Linnean binomials). Stafleu & Cowan TL2 2312. Contemporary ownership inscription in ink ("Jo. Ludovic Buxtorfü, M D. or... 1777"); KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- SCHMIDEL, CASIMIR CHRISTOPH. Descriptio Itineris per Helvetiam Galliam et Germaniae Partem... Erlangen, 1794. 4to, 245 x 200 mm., calf-backed boards. 2 colored engraved folding plates. KKM/HSNY, bookplate. (5)
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