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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 fourth 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 apparatus

Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864.

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This material has been provided by the National Library of Medicine (U.S.), through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

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About this work


Philadelphia : Published by Thomas Dobson ..., Fry and Kammerer, printers, 1810.


Second edition.

Physical description

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


Contains the same tables at end as the first edition, with the addition of "Table of synonymes of the medicines, simple and compound, in the Pharmacopoeias of London, Dublin, and Edinburgh" (p. [767]-792)

First published in Philadelphia in 1806

Includes index

Film 633 reel 30 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 30, no. 553). DNLM

Publications note

Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 553

Shaw & Shoemaker 19883

Reproduction note

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



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