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The American herbal, or materia medica : wherein the virtues of the mineral, vegetable, and animal productions of North and South America are laid open, so far as they are known ; and their uses in the practice of physic and surgery exhibited ; comprehending an account of a large number of new medical discoveries and improvements, which are compiled from the best authorities ...

Stearns, Samuel, 1741-1809.
Date
1801

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Publication/Creation

Walpole [N.H.] : Printed by David Carlisle, for Thomas & Thomas, and the author, 1801.

Physical description

360 pages ; 18 cm (8vo)

Notes

"A catalogue of the names of those ladies and gentlemen, who have subscribed for the American herbal"--p. [24]-36

"The first herbal both produced and printed in the United States, as opposed to those which were reprints of European works. Includes information on American Indian remedies"--Garrison-Morton

Signatures: A-U⁶ W⁶ X-2F⁶

NLM copy: wormed. DNLM

Film 633 reel 90 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 90, no. 1818). DNLM

Publications note

Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1818

Sabin 90959

Shaw & Shoemaker 1352

Garrison-Morton (5th ed.) 1838.2

Reproduction note

Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1960. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm

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Language

  • English


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This material has been provided by the National Library of Medicine (U.S.), through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

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