1824 The Pupil's Pharmacopoeia; being a Literal Translation of the London Pharmacopoeia
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Third Edition. 'The Latin text being marked to facilitate a proper pronunciation'. 'In addition to which, the chemical decomposition's are explained in a note at the foot of each preparation'. An extremely scarce copy of this compendium of medicinal drugs and their uses, here presented for the benefit of students of medicine with the original Latin of the London edition interwoven with the English translation word for word or phrase for phrase. With a supplementary table outlining the medicines 'most likely to be taken in an over-dose, or for the purpose of destroying life', with their names, properties, doses, and antidotes 'in case of poison'. Bookseller's label of T. Griffiths, Ludlow, to front pastedown. Publisher's catalogue to the rear.
In a half roan binding with publishers original paper boards. Externally worn with marks to the boards. The front joint has failed, the board held by the front free-endpaper only. Internally, generally firmly bound, a few leaves starting. Bright with scattered spots, a few tidemarks and dusting. Four copperplate ink signatures of Henry Whittall to front free-endpaper, title, across page 73 and on the first page of the supplement.
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