1752. Item #78869
GAUB, Jerome David. LIBELLUS DE METHODO CONCINNANDI FORMULAS MEDICAMENTORUM. Leyden, Conrad Wishoff and George Jacob Wishoff, 1752. 8vo. xvi,437(20)pp. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Signed by the publisher on the copyright page. With woodcut ornaments and three pictorial initials. A "little book" on the correct preparation of medicines, with an introduction to "novices in medicine" and a twenty-page index. Gaub, originally from Heidelberg, was a student of Boerhaave, whom he mentions in his dedication to his father. Among the topics are plasters, unguents, injections, pills and dentifrices. 19th century leather, dried and worn, with boards starting. Small library stamp on cp page. As is.