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The new dispensatory: containing, I. The elements of pharmacy. II. The materia medica, or an Account of the Substances employed in Medicine; with the Virtues and Uses of each Article, so far as they are warranted by Experience and Observation. III. The preparations and compositions of the new London and Edinburgh pharmacopoeas; with such of the old ones as are kept in the Shops; the most celebrated foreign Medicines; the most useful of those directed in the Hospitals; sundry elegant extemporaneous Forms, &c. digested in such a Method as to compose a regular System of Pharmacy; with Remarks on their Preparation and Uses; the Means of distinguishing Adulterations; of performing the more difficult and dangerous Processes with Ease and Safety, &c. The whole interspersed with practical cautions and observations. By W. Lewis, M. B. F. R. S. The Fourth Edition, Corrected and Revised.

  • Lewis, William, 1708-1781.
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London, : printed for C. Nourse, in the Strand, MDCCLXXXI. [1781]

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viii,[4],692,[2]p. ; 80.


The fourth edition, corrected and revised.

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ESTC T93255

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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