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The Edinburgh new dispensatory : with explanatory, critical, and practical observations on each : together with the addition of those formulae, from the best foreign pharmacopoeias, which are held in highest esteem in other parts of Europe ; the whole interspersed with practical cautions and observations, and enriched by the latest discoveries in natural history, chemistry, and medicine ; with new tables of elective attractions, of antimony, of mercury, &c. ; and copperplates of the most convenient furnaces, and principal pharmaceutical instruments ; being an improvement upon the New dispensatory of Dr. Lewis.

  • Lewis, William, 1708-1781.
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MDCCXCI [1791]
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New dispensatory

Publication/Creation

Philadelphia : Printed by T. Dobson, at the stone-house, no. 41, in Second-Street, MDCCXCI [1791]

Physical description

xxxii, 1 unnumbered page, 34-656 pages, III folded leaves of plates : illustrations, tables (engravings) ; 21 cm (8vo)

Edition

A new edition ; with many alterations, corrections, and additions.

References note

Evans 23503
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 639
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1144
Blake, J. NLM 18th cent., p. 132
ESTC (RLIN) W31805

Reproduction note

Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1963. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm

Notes

A revised edition of William Lewis's 'The new dispensatory'
Dedicated to Sir George Baker by the editor, Andrew Duncan
With a half-title
Includes an index
There are three numbered plates, each in two parts, which were not meant to be separated
Signatures: [A]⁸ B-2S⁸
Film 633 reel 60 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 60, no. 1144).

Contents

(from t.p.) containing I. The elements of pharmaceutical chemistry. II. The materia medica; or, an account of the natural history, qualities, operations and uses, of the different substances employed in medicine. III. The pharmaceutical preparations and medicinal compositions of the new editions of the London (1788) and Edinburgh (1783) pharmacopoeias

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Languages

  • 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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