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The American dispensatory, containing the operations of pharmacy : together with the natural, chemical, pharmaceutical and medical history of the different substances employed in medicine; illustrated and explained, according to the principles of modern chemistry: comprehending the improvements in Dr. Duncan's second edition of the Edinburgh new dispensatory : the arrangement simplified, and the whole adapted to the practice of medicine and pharmacy in the United States : with several copperplates, exhibiting the new system of chemical characters, and representing the most useful aparatus / by John Redman Coxe, M.D.

Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864.
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1806
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Philadelphia : Printed by A. Bartram, for Thomas Dobson ..., 1806.

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xvi, 787 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 6 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm (8vo)

Notes

The Edinburgh new dispensatory (Edinburgh, 1786; also issued under title, The new dispensatory) was a revision by Charles Webster and Ralph Irving of William Lewis' The new dispensatory (1st ed., London, 1753) Andrew Duncan's edition firstappeared in Edinburgh in 1803. Cf. D. L. Cowen, "The Edinburgh dispensatories," in Papers of the Bibliog. Soc. of Amer., v. 45 (1951) p. 85-93
The author statement follows the edition statement
"Posological and prosodial table": p. 732-743
"Table of names changed in the last edition of the London pharmacopoeia": p. 744-756
"Preface [dated 1804] to Dr. Duncan's edition of the Edinburgh new dispensatory": p. [ix]-xvi
Includes index
Film 633 reel 30 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 30, no. 552).

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Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 552
Shaw & Shoemaker 10222

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Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1959. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm

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