A Translation of the Corrected Edition of the Pharmacopoeia Collegii Regalis Medicorum Londinensis, Published in July 1815. with Notes
23cm x 14.5cm. xvi, 118 pages. Recently rebacked quarter brown cloth, early papered boards.
Translation from Latin into English of the Royal College of Physicians’ Pharmacopoeia, providing a list of plants and their parts for use in medicines and other preparations, and recipes for mixing and compounding. The unnamed translator makes an appeal to Lord Stanhope to look into the Royal College of Physicians, which he accuses of quackery, and bring it before the Legislature for ‘reformation and redress’.
Staining and wear to boards. Some closed tears and creasing to pages, mostly minor at gutter, 5 cm closed tear to top edge of page 13/14, 2.5 cm closed tear to page 11, both without loss of text. Minor to moderate soiling, tanning, and ink marks.. Good Condition.
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