8vo, 170 x 105 mm, contemporary vellum, rubbed and soiled, margin of title repaired, marginal staining, library stamp on title. Ninth edition. A number of architectural woodcuts in the text. Philippe de Vilmoran, bookplate. (3) " /> [PERRAULT, CLAUDE and DENIS DODART]. Memoires pour servir a l'Histoire naturelle des animaux et des plantes. Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier 1736. <I>4to, 255 x 195 mm., contemporary speckled calf, gilt spine, edges speckled, top of spine chipped, upper joint cracked, corners a bit worn.</I> Second edition of both parts. 59 fine folding engraved plates of animals (including the beaver, coatimundi, chameleon etc.) and their viscera, mostly by Cl. Duflos. See Nissen 502. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- BAUHIN, JEAN. Historia novi et admirabilis fontis balneique Bollensis in Ducatu Wiurtembergico...plurimae figura novae variorum fosillium, stirpium & insectorum. Montbéliard, 1598. <I>4 parts in 1 vol., 4to, 195 x 150 mm., contemporary vellum boards, boards a bit warped, light marginal dampstains, light browning. index misbound at end of part 3.</I> FIRST EDITION. Numerous woodcuts of fruit (60 varieties of apples, 39 of pears) of the alpine regions; according to DSB "these large and distinctive woodcuts show the value of illustration for depicting fine morphological distinction." Included also are woodcuts of fossils (especially ammonites and belemnites), crystals and other specimens. Durling 495; Nissen 100. Effaced ownership inscription dated 1608 on titlepage; KKM/HSNY, bookplate. -- FRANÇOIS, RENÉ. Essay des merveilles de nature, et des plus nobles artifices. Rouen: Osmont 1632. <I>8vo, 170 x 105 mm, contemporary vellum, rubbed and soiled, margin of title repaired, marginal staining, library stamp on title. Ninth edition. A number of architectural woodcuts in the text. Philippe de Vilmoran, bookplate. (3) | Christie's