[GARDENING -- LITERARY WORKS]. ALAMANNI, LUIGI. La Coltivazione. Paris: Robert Estienne 1546. 4to, 205 x 142 mm., nineteenth-century half straight-grained morocco, gilt spine, small light stain to top edge of first few leaves, tiny hole in gutter margin of title. FIRST EDITION, dedicated to François I. Woodcut device on title, printed in italic. Harvard/Mortimer French, 10; Renouard/Estienne, p.68. KKM/NYHS, bookplate -- CAMERARIUS, JOACHIM. Symbolorum et emblematum ex re herbaria. Frankfurt: Impensis Johannis Ammony, 1661. 4 parts in one, 4to, 195 x 150 mm., contemporary quarter vellum, rubbed, lightly spotting. Third edition. Four engraved titlepages by M.V. Somer, 400 circular engraved emblematic designs accompanied by lines of verse. Praz, p.295; See Hunt 181. -- DELILLE, JACQUES. Les jardins, ou l'art d'embillir les paysages. Poëme. Paris & Lausanne: Lacombe 1782. 12mo, 160 x 87 mm., contemporary calf-backed boards, edges stained red, worn, tear to fore-margin of a4 (not affecting text). Faint ownership stamp on title; René Pechère, bookplate -- DE LA TOUR, CHARLOTTE. Le langage des fleurs...nouvelle edition, Brussels, 1854. 8vo, 161 x 99mm., contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, covers with gilt and blindtolled borders, flat spine gilt with gilts stamp of a spouting fountain at base of spine, g.e., minimal traces of rubbing at extremities, fore-margins of several plates slightly shaved by binder, 12 handcolored engraved prints of floral bouquets -- RAPIN, RENÉ. Hortorum Lib.iv [with: J. Meursius, Arboretum Sacrum and other works]. Utrecht: J. Ribbius, 1672. 8vo, vellum boards, engraved title trimmed to platemark by binder. Engraved title, woodcut device. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- RAPIN, RENÉ. Hortorum Libri iv, et cultura hortensis [with Gabriel Brotier, Dissertatio de hortorum historiam]. Paris: Barbou, 1780. 8vo, contemporary French speckled calf, gilt spine, g.e., front hinge cracked, half-title, engraved frontispiece by B.L. Prevost. -- [EVANS, ABEL]. Vertumnus. An Epistle to Mr. Jacob Bobart, Botany Professor to the University of Oxford. Oxford: L.L. for Stephen Fletcher...to be sold by John Morphewm 1713. 8vo, modern library cloth. Engraved frontispiece of the Inigo Jones gateway leading to the Oxford physic-garden. Foxon ____ -- COMES RUSTICUS ex optimis latinae linguae scriptoribus excerptus. Paris: D. Mariette, 1708. contemporary calf, edges stained red, worn. Engraved vignette on title, one engraved head-piece. Anthology of excerpts from classical and neo-latin poets, on the garden. H. Pasquier, bookplate -- FÉE, ANTOINE LAURENT APOLLINAIRE. Flore de Théocrite et des autres bucoliques grecs. Paris: Didot, 1832. 8vo, 202 x 127 mm., library boards. Half-title, printed partially in Greek. Together 9 vols..