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A compleat history of druggs, written in French by Monsieur Pomet, Chief Druggist to the present French King; to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery, and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and mineral; With their Use In Physick, Chymistry, Pharmacy, And several other Arts: illustrated with above four hundre copper cutts curiously done from the Life; and an Explanation of their different Names, Places of Growth, and Countries from whence they are brought; the Way to know the True from the False, their Virtues, &c. A Work of very great Use and Curiosity. Done into English from the originals. ...

Pomet, Pierre, 1658-1699.
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Histoire générale des drogues. English


London : printed for R. Bonwicke, William Freeman, Timothy Goodwin, John Walthoe, Matthew Wotton, S. Manship, John Nicholson, Benjamin Tooke, Rich. Parker, and Ralph Smith. 1712.

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2v.([16],224;[20],225-419,[13]p),plates ; 4⁰.

Publications note

ESTC T113762

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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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