1796 Edinburgh Dispensatory Pharmacy Chemistry Medicine Medica Philadelphia

LEWIS, William

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This famous treatise, “The Edinburgh Dispensatory” includes important essays on chemistry, electricity, magnetism, pharmaceuticals, and chemical behaviors in medicine. According to King, this book is

“a comprehensive textbook of pharmacy having wide circulation in this country, it was the first book of consequence in the emergence of an American medico-pharmaceutical literature, particularly dispensatories” (King, History of Pharmacy in the US, pp.2-3)

 

This fourth edition, edited by John Rotheram, includes new chemical doctrines published by Mr. Lavoisier (as per title page) and a large folding engraving.

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1796 Edinburgh Dispensatory Pharmacy Chemistry Medicine Medica Philadelphia

 

This famous treatise, “The Edinburgh Dispensatory” includes important essays on chemistry, electricity, magnetism, pharmaceuticals, and chemical behaviors in medicine. According to King, this book is

“a comprehensive textbook of pharmacy having wide circulation in this country, it was the first book of consequence in the emergence of an American medico-pharmaceutical literature, particularly dispensatories” (King, History of Pharmacy in the US, pp.2-3)

 

This fourth edition, edited by John Rotheram, includes new chemical doctrines published by Mr. Lavoisier (as per title page) and a large folding engraving.

 

Item number: #914

Price: $499

 

LEWIS, William

 

The Edinburgh new dispensatory containing I. The elements of pharmaceutical chemistry. II. The materia medica; or, an account of the different substances employed in medicine. III. The pharmaceutical preparations and medicinal compositions of the latest editions of the London and Edinburgh pharmacopoeias. With the additions of the most approved formulae, from the best foreign pharmacopoeias

 

Philadelphia : Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the stone-house, no. 41, South Second-Street, MDCCXCVI [1796]. Fourth edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [xxvii], 622, [2]
    • 1 Folding Plate Leaf
    • Signatures: [a]² b⁴ c⁸, B-D⁸ G⁸ I⁸ L-4I⁴.
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • References: Heirsof Hippocrates 926. Austin 1145; Cole, Chemical Literature, 825
  • Language: English
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Henry Vanderveen
  • Size: ~8.75in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

 

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914

Category

Medicine & Science

Authors

LEWIS, William

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete