. Both title-pages in red and black, numerous woodcuts in the text, those in the first work by Christoph Mauer and Tobias Stimmer,; the second work with 23 fine large woodcuts by Jost Amman and numerous smaller one by Virgil Solis. Crescenzi: Nissen ZBI 988b; Pliny: Nissen ZBI 3190. -- DIOSCORIDES, PEDACIUS. Materia medica. Basel: Froben, 1557. Folio, 332 x 224 mm., contemporary speckled calf, extremities rubbed, top of spine chipped, light dampstains to upper margins, endpapers foxed. Woodcut device on titlepage, one 9-line woodcut initial capital, spaces for capitals with guide letters. FIRST EDITION with the Cornarius commentary. Adams D666 -- PLINIUS SECUNDUS, CAIUS. Historia naturale. Venice: Melchior Sessa and Pietro de Ravani, 1516. Folio, 302 x 210 mm., recent tan morocco, covers ruled in blind, gilt spine, wormtracks to title and a few early leaves, to lower gutter margins of many leaves and to last few leaves, these patched but with loss of a few letters text on some pages. Fifth edition of this translation by Christophoro Landino. Titlepage in red and black with cat-and-mouse woodcut device, 37 column-width woodcuts first used in 1513. Essling 5; Mortimer/Harvard Italian 388; Sander 5761. -- COLONNA, FABIO. [Greek:] Phytobasanos. Milan: I.P. Aere & P.C. Viviani, 1744. 4to, 260 x 190 mm., contemporary mottled calf gilt, gilt spine, edges stained red, upper joint cracked. Second edition. Engraved circular vignette of a cat on titlepage, engraved initials and head-pieces, 38 fine full-page engraved plates of plants, each with name in Greek and Latin. Pritzel 1822. Bookseller's label of Jacque Lechevalier; KKM/HSNY, bookplate. -- THEOPHRASTUS OF ERESOS. Opera omnia [Greek]. Basel: J. Oporinus, 1541. Folio, 270 x 186 mm., later half vellum and paper boards, first quire bound incorrectly, minor spotting. EDITIO PRINCEPS, edited by Johann Camerarius. Adams A570. Royal Library, Munich, stamp on verso of title; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- BERTOLONI, ANTONIO. Amoenitates Italicae sistentes opuscula ad rem herbarium et zoologiam Italiae Spectantia. Bologna: de Nobilis, 1819. Folio, 275 x 205 mm., vellum-backed boards, uncut, foxing. Six engraved plates. Stafleu & Cowan 486. -- BAUHIN, CASPAR. Prodromos theatri botanici. Frankfurt: Treudel, 1620. 138 woodcuts in the text Nissen 104; Stafleu & Cowan 366 [Bound with:] CLUSIUS, CAROLUS. Curae posteriores...aut descriptarum stirpium, Leiden: In Officina Plantiniana Raphelengii 1611. 2 parts. FIRST EDITION. 44 woodcuts in the text. Hunt 191; Nissen 368 [Bound with:] VESLING, JOHANN. De Plantis Aegyptiis. Pavia: P. Frambotti, 1638. FIRST EDITION. 23 large woodcuts in the text. Hunt 231l Nissen 2057. 3 works in 1 vol., 4to, 233 x 174 mm., contemporary vellum, light browning. Ed. Bonnet, bookplate; KKM/HSNY, bookplate. Together 10 works in 7 vols. (7) " /> [HERBALS AND HORTICULTURE]. CRESCENZI, PIETRO DE. Neu Feldt und Ackerbaw. Strassburg: Zetzner, 1602 [<I>Bound with</I>:] PLINIUS SECUNDUS, CAIUS. Bucher und Schrifften von Natur. Frankfurt am Main; Johann Saur, 1600. <I>2 works in 1 vol., folio, 320 x 198 mm. contemporary vellum, front cover with stamped initials "I.F.F.V.A." and date 1617, rubbed, joints slightly split, foxing and browning to first work, very slight foxing in second work</I>. Both title-pages in red and black, numerous woodcuts in the text, those in the first work by Christoph Mauer and Tobias Stimmer,; the second work with 23 fine large woodcuts by Jost Amman and numerous smaller one by Virgil Solis. Crescenzi: Nissen ZBI 988b; Pliny: Nissen ZBI 3190. -- DIOSCORIDES, PEDACIUS. Materia medica. Basel: Froben, 1557. <I>Folio, 332 x 224 mm., contemporary speckled calf, extremities rubbed, top of spine chipped, light dampstains to upper margins, endpapers foxed.</I> Woodcut device on titlepage, one 9-line woodcut initial capital, spaces for capitals with guide letters. FIRST EDITION with the Cornarius commentary. Adams D666 -- PLINIUS SECUNDUS, CAIUS. Historia naturale. Venice: Melchior Sessa and Pietro de Ravani, 1516. <I>Folio, 302 x 210 mm., recent tan morocco, covers ruled in blind, gilt spine, wormtracks to title and a few early leaves, to lower gutter margins of many leaves and to last few leaves, these patched but with loss of a few letters text on some pages</I>. Fifth edition of this translation by Christophoro Landino. Titlepage in red and black with cat-and-mouse woodcut device, 37 column-width woodcuts first used in 1513. Essling 5; Mortimer/Harvard <I>Italian</I> 388; Sander 5761. -- COLONNA, FABIO. [Greek:] Phytobasanos. Milan: I.P. Aere & P.C. Viviani, 1744. <I>4to, 260 x 190 mm., contemporary mottled calf gilt, gilt spine, edges stained red, upper joint cracked.</I> Second edition. Engraved circular vignette of a cat on titlepage, engraved initials and head-pieces, 38 fine full-page engraved plates of plants, each with name in Greek and Latin. Pritzel 1822. Bookseller's label of Jacque Lechevalier; KKM/HSNY, bookplate. -- THEOPHRASTUS OF ERESOS. Opera omnia [Greek]. Basel: J. Oporinus, 1541. <I>Folio, 270 x 186 mm., later half vellum and paper boards, first quire bound incorrectly, minor spotting</I>. EDITIO PRINCEPS, edited by Johann Camerarius. Adams A570. Royal Library, Munich, stamp on verso of title; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- BERTOLONI, ANTONIO. Amoenitates Italicae sistentes opuscula ad rem herbarium et zoologiam Italiae Spectantia. Bologna: de Nobilis, 1819. <I>Folio, 275 x 205 mm., vellum-backed boards, uncut, foxing.</I> Six engraved plates. Stafleu & Cowan 486. -- BAUHIN, CASPAR. Prodromos theatri botanici. Frankfurt: Treudel, 1620. 138 woodcuts in the text Nissen 104; Stafleu & Cowan 366 [<I>Bound with</I>:] CLUSIUS, CAROLUS. Curae posteriores...aut descriptarum stirpium, Leiden: In Officina Plantiniana Raphelengii 1611. <I>2 parts.</I> FIRST EDITION. 44 woodcuts in the text. Hunt 191; Nissen 368 [<I>Bound with:</I>] VESLING, JOHANN. De Plantis Aegyptiis. Pavia: P. Frambotti, 1638. FIRST EDITION. 23 large woodcuts in the text. Hunt 231l Nissen 2057. <I>3 works in 1 vol., 4to, 233 x 174 mm., contemporary vellum, light browning</I>. Ed. Bonnet, bookplate; KKM/HSNY, bookplate. <I>Together 10 works in 7 vols.</I> (7) | Christie's