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The Edinburgh new dispensatory : with the additions of the most approved formulae, from the best foreign pharmacopoeias ; the whole interspersed with practical cautions and observations ; and enriched with the latest discoveries in natural history, chemistry, and medicine ; with new tables of elective attractions of antimonial and mercurial preparations, &c. ; and several copperplates of the most convenient furnaces, and principal pharmaceutical instruments ; being an improvement of the New dispensatory by Dr. Lewis.

  • Lewis, William, 1708-1781.
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1796
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New dispensatory

Publication/Creation

Printed at Walpole, Newhampshire : By D. Carlisle, Jun. for Thomas & Andrews, in Boston, and said Thomas, in Worcester; sold by Thomas & Andrews, in Boston ; by said Thomas, in Worcester ; by Thomas, Andrews & Butler, Baltimore ; and by Thomas, Andrews & Penniman, Albany, 1796.

Physical description

xxix, 1 unnumbered page, 622 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, III folded leaves of plates : illustrations, tables (engravings) ; 21 cm (8vo)

Edition

The third American from the fourth Edinburgh edition ; with many alterations, corrections, and additions : and a full and clear account of the new chemical doctrines published by Mr. Lavoisier.

Notes

A revised edition of William Lewis's 'The new dispensatory'
Dedicated to Joseph Black by the editor, John Rotheram
Includes an index
There are three numbered folded plates; two of the plates (numbered 'I' and 'III' respectively) are in two parts and were not meant to be separated. Cf. Directions for placing the plates on D3v
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-U⁴ W⁴ X-2U⁴ 2W⁴ 2X-3U⁴ 3W⁴ 3X-4K⁴ (4K3, 4K4 blank). Cf. ESTC
NLM Copy 2 imperfect: lacking all after sig.4G4.
NLM Copy 1 has final gathering 4K² (i.e. with no final blank leaves).
Film 633 reel 60 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 60, no. 1145).

Contents

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

References note

Evans 30692
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 645
Blake, J. NLM 18th cent., p. 132
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1145
ESTC (RLIN) W31807

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