The Treasury of Drugs Unlock’d
15cm x 9cm. 166,  pages. Full leather.
Or, A Full and True Description of all Sorts of DRUGS, and Chymical Preparations, sold by DRUGGISTS. Whereby you may know the Place of their Growth, and from whence they come, and how to distinguish the Good from the Bad. Very USEFUL for All Gentleman, Merchants, Druggists, Doctors, Apothecaries, Surgeons, and their Apprentices. As also for all Travellers, Seamen, Custom-house Officers, and all others that either Traffick in them, or make an Use of them, or those that import or deliver any of them at the Water-side. Giving a true Account of all those that are Prohibited, and those that are not, whereby many needless Disputers and Law Suits may be prevented. The whole Work Alphabetically digested, With a compleat Catalogue of all Drugs, &c. by Jo. Jacob Berlu of London, Merchant in Drugs. The Second Edition; with Additions. An early work regarding drugs and the drug trade.
Aged rebacking. Moderate wear to boards and leather with some aged refurbishment. Endpapers somewhat soiled with staining to the rear. Moderate to heavy tanning and minor foxing. Previous owner’s name of Harold Evan Matthews, dated 1896 and his ex libris catalogue plate to the front free endpaper. Early ink annotations to the recto of the rear free endpaper and page numbers have been annotated to the index. Some ink smudging in places. A few minor chips to the page edges. Good Condition.
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