Coca and Cocaine: Their History, Medical and Economic Uses, and Medicinal Preparations

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    Fourth Edition.

    17cm x 11cm. viii, 76 pages. Green cloth, gilt lettering, blind decoration.

    Prepared by Martindale, President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1899-1900), in response to increased interest in coca and cocaine prompted by the use of cocaine as a local anesthetic. Covers history and cultivation of coca including accounts of modern travellers, commerce, and pharmaceutical preparations along with information on cocaine, its salts, and uses.

    Very slightly cocked. Minor foxing to tail edge. Tanning to endpapers. Compliments inscription of Stephen Smith & Co. Ltd. in pencil to title page. Very Good Condition.

    $500.00 AUD

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