Flowers of Switzerland. Pressed alpine flowers from an album created by Michael Caviezel who was a teacher and forest warden at Pontresina in the Engadine Valley of Switzerland. All of these taken from the same lot which is up for sale from Michael Laird Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Pressed Alpine flowers and moss, page from an album of Swiss flowers. ca. 1860-1880. Swiss. Michael Caviezel, maker. Image © 2022 Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3264/michael-caviezel/alpine-herbarium-album-of-composed-of-pressed-swiss-flowers-and-plants-flora-de-la-suisse-cover
Pressed Alpine flowers and moss, page from an album of Swiss flowers. ca. 1860-1880. Swiss. Michael Caviezel, maker. Image © 2022 Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3264/michael-caviezel/alpine-herbarium-album-of-composed-of-pressed-swiss-flowers-and-plants-flora-de-la-suisse-cover
Pressed Alpine flowers and moss, page from an album of Swiss flowers. ca. 1860-1880. Swiss. Michael Caviezel, maker. Image © 2022 Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3264/michael-caviezel/alpine-herbarium-album-of-composed-of-pressed-swiss-flowers-and-plants-flora-de-la-suisse-cover
Pressed Alpine flowers and moss, page from an album of Swiss flowers (detail). ca. 1860-1880. Swiss. Michael Caviezel, maker. Image © 2022 Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use license. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3264/michael-caviezel/alpine-herbarium-album-of-composed-of-pressed-swiss-flowers-and-plants-flora-de-la-suisse-cover

Thinking I met Michael Laird at the antiquarian fair here that I think was in the fall of 2019. Before COVID, anyway. Maybe not.