8vo, 165 x 105 mm., contemporary calf, worn; lacking title and 2 (?) preliminary leaves, first gatherings defective. -- SCALIGER, JULIUS CAESAR. Commentarii, et Animaduersiones, in sex Libros de Causis Plantarum Theophrasti. Lyon, 1566. 4to, 320 x 212 mm., contemporary limp vellum, bookblock detached from binding, light marginal wear at end. FIRST EDITION, printer's device on title. Hunt 97. (6) " /> [HERBALS and BOTANICAL LITERATURE, 16TH-CENTURY]. THEOPHRASTUS <I>of Eresos.</I> De Historia, et Causis Plantarum, Libri Quindecim. Theodoro Gaza Interprete... Paris, 1529. <I>8vo, 160 x 103 mm., old vellum, some wear to upper cover.</I> First Wechel Edition. Hunt 26; Mortimer <I>French</I> 513. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- ARISTOTLE and THEOPHRASTUS. Aristotelis et Theophasti Historiae cum de Natura Animalium, tum de Plantis & Earum Causis...; Theophasti... de Historia Plantarum Libri IX. cum decimi Principio: & de ccausis, sive Earum Generatione Libri VI... Lyon, 1552. <I>2 vols. in one; 8vo, 165 x 102 mm., contemporary calf, rebacked and edges renewed.</I> Old ownership inscription on title -- FUCHS, LEONHARD. De Historia Stirpium Commentarii... Lyon, 1555. <I>12mo, 120 x 71 mm., contemporary limp vellum, remnants of leather ties.</I> Hunt 74. Old ownership inscrition on title; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- FUCHS. De Historia Stirpium Commentarii Insignes... Paris, 1543. <I>8vo, 169 x 106 mm., contemporary limp vellum.</I> The First unillustrated and "pocket" Edition, the prototype for several subsequent similar editions. NLM/Durling 1676. Old ownership inscriptions on title; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- FUCHS. L'Histoire des Plantes... Paris, 1549. <I>8vo, 165 x 105 mm., contemporary calf, worn; lacking title and 2 (?) preliminary leaves, first gatherings defective.</I> -- SCALIGER, JULIUS CAESAR. Commentarii, et Animaduersiones, in sex Libros de Causis Plantarum Theophrasti. Lyon, 1566. <I>4to, 320 x 212 mm., contemporary limp vellum, bookblock detached from binding, light marginal wear at end.</I> FIRST EDITION, printer's device on title. Hunt 97. (6) | Christie's