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A complete history of drugs / Written in French by monsieur Pomet, chief druggist to the late French King Lewis XIV. To which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from mess. Lemery and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal, and mineral; with their use in physic, chemistry, pharmacy, and several other arts. Illustrated with above four hundred copper-cuts ... A work of very great use and curiosity. Done into English from the originals.

Pomet, Pierre, 1658-1699.
Date
1748

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Publication/Creation

London : Printed for J. and J. Bonwicke, S. Birt, W. Parker, C. Hitch, and E. Wicksteed, 1748.

Physical description

xx, 220, 202 pages, 10 unnumbered pages : plates ; (4to)

Edition

The fourth edition /

Notes

Title in red and black; plates engraved throughout
Based upon the author's Histoire générale des drogues
"Pomet's general history of drugs": 202 p. at end.
Copy 1 Note: This ed. does not include Surian's 'Catalogue'. X117554

Publications note

ESTC T31045
Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 3487

Bibliographic information

"An account of the names of authors cited in this work": p. xiv-xx

Languages

  • English
  • French



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