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The treasury of drugs unlock'd. 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 Gentlemen, Merchants, Druggists, Doctors Apothecaries, Chirurgeons, and their Apprentices. As also for all Travellers, Seamen, Custom-House Officers, and all others that either Traffick in them, or make any 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 Disputes 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.

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London : printed for S. Clarke, the Corner of Exchange-Alley, next Birchin-Lane; and J. Brotherton in Cornhill, 1733.

Physical description

166,[2]p. ; 120.


The third edition; with additions.

References note

ESTC N13701

Reproduction note

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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